Materials Characterization

Reliable products require reliable materials! Material selections plays a crucial role in ensuring the reliable functionality of a product. New materials are constantly developed for electronics use. However, to use new materials it is very important to understand their behavior in different conditions and their long term reliability. Especially polymers are challenging materials due to their viscoelastic and temperature dependent behavior.

Trelic offers several services in materials characterization and also consultation in materials selection for demanding applications. In our material characterization laboratory it is possible to study different material parameters and their changes with the following equipment.

Thermal analysis with Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) we can measure several parameters such as glass transition temperature (Tg), melting temperature (Tm) coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), curing degree, crystallization, and mechanical moduli values.

Scanning electron microscopes (SEM) with Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) can be used to analyze the morphology and structure of materials and to conduct elemental analysis and chemical characterization.

Mechanical analysis can be used for shear and pull testing to analyze for example adhesion properties or shear strengths of interconnection materials.

Humidity analyzer can be used to analyze water absorption of materials.

UV-Vis measurement analyses the absorption of UV and Visual light of a sample. It can be used for example to analyse the functionality and long term reliability of optical adhesives or to study polymers used in organic electronics.

Please see the leaflet for our materials characterizarion services.

To learn more about our expertise areas and services we can offer, please contact:

Laura Frisk, Mobile: +358 50 597 9667

Sanna Lahokallio, Mobile: +358 40 775 7497

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