CALCE Test Services and Failure Analysis (TSFA) Laboratory

The CALCE Test Services and Failure Analysis (TSFA) Laboratory is one of the most sophisticated labs in the world. The TSFA Lab performs standard and custom tests and failure analysis services, including proprietary services that may range from a day to several years. Services include:

  • conducting design reviews
  • conducting virtual qualification and qualification testing
  • identifying the causes of failure or poor performance in electronic products
  • assessing and mitigating the risks of producing and incorporating new technologies
  • performing lifetime and lifecycle assessments on electronic products
  • performing safety and life tests for lithium-ion batteries
  • assessing the reliability of components and printed wiring assemblies
  • improving product quality and reliability
  • Design for Reliability (DfRtm) assessment

TSFA laboratory continues to enhance its capabilities, the latest acquisition includes a nano-focus X-ray system capable of 3d imaging, and XRF equipment to characterize lead-free solder and other electronic packaging materials.

CALCE TSFA Lab is ready to provide the most efficient and cost effective design reviews, reliability audits, material characterization, testing, reliability assessment, and failure analysis assistance to all interested parties.

Please feel free to contact the laboratory staff at or call (301) 405-5323 (or (301) 405-8023) if you have any questions or wish to request a price quotation. Thank you for supporting CALCE and the CALCE Test Services and Failure Analysis Laboratory.

CALCE Fee-for-Service Agreement