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Datest to Exhibit at SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum

Nov 14, 2017

Datest, a leading provider of advanced, efficient and mission-critical in-circuit testing, test engineering and X-ray inspection solutions, today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at Bestronics, Inc. in San Jose, CA. The event is free to attend and includes a complimentary lunch. For more information or to register for the event, visit https://www.smta.org/expos/attendee_reg.cfm?event_id=1406.

Robert Boguski, Regina Lathrop and other Datest personnel will give attendees a preview of the company’s latest equipment acquisition – a 225kV custom-made VJ Technologies advanced digital radiographic inspection imaging system, which was delivered Nov. 7th. This system will provide Datest with a reliable high precision Micro Focus X-ray inspection platform for numerous failure analysis, materials science, metrology and inspection applications. High-level assistance in the form of Ph.D.-level radiographic and ASNT Level III technicians also will be available on a project-by-project basis. The system is in the process of being assembled and prepared for operation by Datest and VJT personnel, and will go live at the end of 2017.

Additionally, they will discuss the company’s testing, engineering and PCB reverse engineering services, and value-added services including:

  • Bonepile Rehabilitation Services
  • 3D and CT-Scan X-ray/Failure Analysis Service

  • Improved and enhanced flying probe test services

  • Improved and enhanced in-circuit testing services

An ISO9001- and AS9100-certified company, Datest offers extensive lab services, including XRF, SEM-EDX, Dye & Pry, cross-sectioning and C-SAM. The company offers in-circuit testing (ICT) and test development (hardware and software) for all major ICT platforms (Agilent 3070, GenRad, and Teradyne).

Datest augments ICT with SPEA Flying Probe testing, Agilent 5DX and Nordson DAGE Ruby 2D X-ray with X-Plane Technology, benchtop boundary scan and functional testing. Datest also offers a wide ecosystem of partner companies providing complimentary laboratory, test and failure analysis services.


Datest is the preeminent provider of advanced, efficient, and cost-effective PCBA testing, test engineering, failure analysis and analytical solutions. Established in 1984, Datest now offers in-circuit and flying probe testing and development services; DFT/DFM analysis; JTAG/Boundary Scan development services; AXI as well as 2D and 3D X-ray and CT-scan capabilities for nondestructive failure analysis, root cause identification, and dispute resolution. The company also offers cross-sectioning, dye & pry, and analytical laboratory services, including SEM and C-SAM analysis; counterfeit component identification and detection; and reverse engineering services. Datest is ITAR registered and has a quality management system (QMS) that is certified to ISO9001 and AS9100C. For more information, call 510-490-4600 or consult www.datest.com.

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