The harm of counterfeit electronIC components to PCBA
Counterfeit products appear in almost every industry. It is not surprising that counterfeit parts have become a problem in the electronIC industry. Although the government, companies and other stakeholders have been trying to block fake and inferior products from entering the MARKet through various methods, sometimes they can successfully enter the market. These counterfeit parts may lead to product performance problems and security risks.
If you use PCBA electronic devices, you need to develop strategies to help you avoid counterfeiting and detect counterfeit electronic components when the devices are stolen In order to prevent yourself from accidentally using fake parts in the project, you need to ensure the consistency of high quality and original parts, and be able to identify fake parts, or cooperate with partners who can solve these risks for you This article will outline the techniques of separating counterfeit electronic components from PCBA's electronic products
Why is there a problem with counterfeit PCBA electronic components?
Never underestimate the importance of electronic components in projects and business operations. Even SMAll parts can cause equipment damage. If some items are damaged or fail to achieve the expected performance, it may cause problems related to safety and product performance. There are problems with counterfeit parts, mainly because the quality of counterfeit parts is lower than that of counterfeit parts, which is more likely to fail. Although the quality has declined, you still have to pay a high price for them because their manufacturers try to counterfeit them as legitimate higher quality parts.
Products containing counterfeit electronic components can be dangerous. If the counterfeit part fails, it may harm the user. This may also lead to the use of products that do not work properly, in which case forged parts may cause indirect injury. For example, counterfeit items may cause a short circuit, which may lead to a fire. Of course, this could have disastrous consequences.
Electronic components are essential in many different fields, including aerOSPace, medical industry, military industry, PCBA circuit board, etc In these industries, if the equipment fails, the consequences may be fatal If medical devices cannot work properly due to the use of counterfeit integrated circuits and other electronic components, they may not be able to provide accurate test results, resulting in error and correct diagnosis They may even directly harm patients If aerospace components contain counterfeit electronic components, they may fail, endangering the lives of pilots and crew members Nobody wants a mobile phone that could explode in their hands
You don't know the source of counterfeit electronic components, so you can't expect them to work reliably. Recall that they do not meet the safety standards and pose a safety risk to the company's workers, customers and others who handle them.
Deterioration of efficiency
Even if counterfeit electronic products do not cause security incidents, they may also lead to a decline in the effectiveness of the final product PCBA products may fail completely, or may not achieve the expected best effect or efficiency If you use equipment with counterfeit components, this may reduce worker productivity and performance If counterfeit products finally appear in consumer goods, customers may not be satisfied with their performance Although criminals are only forged parts, this part may permanently damage the company's reputation in the eyes of customers