European Commission Reverses deca-BDE Exemption

According to an article published by ELFNET, the European Commission’s legal services division has now reversed the deca-BDE exemption established in 2005. The ruling effectively bans the use of deca-BDE and nearly all brominated flame retardants in electronics as of 1 July 2006. The ruling is...


Electronic Parts – Material Content Analysis With XRF

Sometimes, testing is the fastest, or the only, way to determine the material content of an electronic component. The fastest, most convenient test method is XRF. With a portable XRF unit you can easily determine the presence or absence of regulated substances in almost any sample.