Historically, Oxygen has always been ahead of the fight against counterfeit components. Being the founder of Brokerlynx.net (the first community of Brokers exchanging information to eliminate bad suppliers practices). Oxygen Electronics is also a member and a major contributor to IDEA.
With more than 15 years of experience on the broker market and certified ISO9001:2000 since the year 2000 as well as ANSI-ESD S20.20 certified Oxygen is certainly one of the most reliable Electronic components Distributor.
Approx. 80% of the parts that are declared "counterfeit" are discovered non original at the physical test inspection level.
Over the years, Oxygen has acquired the knowledge and the material needed to perform extremely thorough testing based on the IDEA-STD-1010. Additionally Oxygen’s inspection team is certified to IDEA-ICE-3000. As it has never been so important to offer a better peace of mind to its customers, Oxygen is proud to offer our clients additional advanced inspection services know as a Premium Physical Test.
5 sample parts are randomly taken from the purchased lot to be put to the test:
- External visual Inspection
- Acetone Test for Blacktopping
- Marking Permanency Test
- Radiographic Inspection
- Opening (ceramic package only)
- Internal Visual Inspection (ceramic packages only)
- Process Documentation
These 5 steps are executed in a timely manner in house at the Oxygen Electronics’ headquarters in White Plains, NY, USA. The parts ordered with the test Premium Physical Test are delivered with a test report signed by Oxygen’s Quality Control Department (link to example).
Disclaimer: The tests performed is not an evidence that the tested parts are not counterfeit but provides additional information to prove the authenticity of the product. Please contact your sales contact person to find out about additional Electrical testing for full evidence of genuine product.