Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) is a widely used surface analysis technique with several applications across industries including medical device, electronics, hard drive, and other general manufacturing segments. Is AES a fit for your unique testing needs? Well, that all depends. Every analytical technique has pros and cons, which means selecting the right testing method is […]
What’s the Difference Between ESCA/XPS Analysis and Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES)?
All manufacturers strive to produce the highest quality products for their customers. As a result, materials testing services from a materials testing lab like Innovatech Labs are frequently used to ensure that product quality. Materials testing can uncover the causes of product failures, identify contaminants or toxins, and also determine the chemical composition of samples. […]
What’s That Stain? Materials Testing Can Give You Answers
Learn about the different materials testing techniques that can be used to identify stains and contaminants on manufactured products.
Guess the Materials Characterization Technique Part II
When unknown contaminants appear on your products due to failures in manufacturing processes, there are techniques that can help you identify the cause of the issue. Materials analysis laboratories use materials characterization to analyze and reverse engineer unknown materials to discover their composition. In our last post, we brought up four issues and asked you […]
7 Signs that it’s Time for Materials Testing
As an engineering or manufacturing lead for your business, you have enough to do without trying to troubleshoot a mysterious product failure. From staffing issues to inventory and manufacturing to fulfillment, a product failure due to contamination or unexpected out gassing in transit is the last thing you want to hear about. Luckily there materials […]
3 Ways Failure Analysis Testing Can Benefit Your Manufacturing Company
It’s happened to you. You go to your favorite restaurant for your favorite meal. But once the food comes out, something’s just not right. The fries aren’t as crispy or your burger doesn’t have the same juicy, delicious flavor it usually does. You think: “Maybe the chef is just having an off night—or maybe they […]
Detecting the Source of Computer Head Crashes
Imagine preparing for a critical presentation tomorrow, only to discover that all of your research is gone! You just experienced a head crash. If you can’t recover the information, it may help you to know that you can use Auger electron spectroscopy to examine the aftermath of a head crash and determine what went wrong. […]
Auger Electron Spectroscopy Application: Product Quality and Safety
To understand the composition of surfaces or interfaces of a particular product, manufacturers may rely on an analytical technique called Auger electron spectroscopy. This information is important to product manufacturers as it tells the story behind product contaminations, stains and passivation layers. With this information, solutions to these problems become available. This ensures the quality […]