For the selection of the suitable electrical interconnection technology, knowledge of the ageing and failure behavior is of essential importance. Development of efficient and application-specific solutions in an early phase of the product development process can be facilitated by analysis of the thermic and mechanical behavior of the first concepts.
Fraunhofer EMFT supports its customers already in the concepting phase with the selection of the right materials optimized for the application. The material properties are crucial for the functionality of the single components. The expert knowledge on the interaction between the manufacturing process, mechanical stress and failure mechanisms is used for product improvements respectively. For this purpose, the materials are thoroughly analyzed in the Fraunhofer EMFT test and analysis labs.
Additionally, the Fraunhofer EMFT test stands and innovative HiL applications facilitete focussed and efficient investigation of thermic and mechanical failure causes. The established findings provide new approaches for design assessment and optimization.
The Fraunhofer EMFT design assessment competences draw on the experience from more than 40 years of trainings in the ZVE center for electrical interconnection technologies, providing the team with extensive know-how in soldering, hand soldering, connection technologies and crimping.