Chemical Testing

NTS chemical testing and analysis services range from routine indicator reactions to complex chromatography and spectroscopy-related determinations.

Our experienced chemists and chemical engineers can offer suggestions and solutions to your chemical testing needs. IPC Ion Chromatography (IC) / Cleanliness testing is a specialty of NTS. IPC-TM-650 2.3.25, 2.3.26, 2.3.28, 2.3.28.1 and 2.3.28.2 are common methods followed.

Test Methods & Standards

  • Alloy Composition: IPC/J-STD-001, IPC/J-STD-006
  • Bonding: IPC-TM-650, Method 2.4.9.2
  • Chemical Resistance / Solder Resistance: ASTM D543, IPC-SM-840, IPC-4101, IPC-TM-650 Method 2.3.2, 2.3.32.3.4.2, 2.3.4.3
  • Cleanliness / Ionic Impurities: IPC-TM-650, Methods 2.3.25, 2.3.26, 2.3.28, 2.3.28.1, 2.3.28.2. Delphi-Q-1000-119, Delphi-Q-1000-127
  • Composition: IPC/J-STD-004, IPC-TM-650, Method 2.6.15, 2.3.32
    Density/ Specific Gravity: ASTM D792, IPC-TM-650 Method 2.3.5
  • Flammability: UL94, ASTM D635, ASTM D2863, IPC-4101, IPC-SM-840, IPC-TM-650 Methods 2.3.8, 2.3.8.1, 2.3.9, 2.3.10, 2.3.10.1, 2.3.29
  • Heavy Metals/Lead Content: ASTM E1613, CPSC-CH-E1002-08.2, CPSC-CH-E1003-09.1, CPSC-CH-E1001-08.2
  • Ion Chromatography (IC): IPC-TM-650, Method 2.3.28, 2.3.28.1, 2.3.28.2. Delphi-Q-1000-119, Delphi-Q-1000-127
  • pH: IPC-TM-650, Method 2.3.30
  • Porosity: ASTM B735, IPC-TM-650, Methods 2.3.24, 2.3.24.1, 2.3.24.2
  • Purity: IPC-TM-650, Method 2.3.15, IPC-6012, IPC-6013, MIL-PRF-31032
  • High Voltage Arc Tracking: UL746A
  • Resistivity of Solvent Extract (ROSE): IPC-TM-650, Method 2.3.25, IPC-6012, IPC-6013, IPC-6018, J-STD-001
  • Solderability: IPC/J-STD-002,IPC/ J-STD-003, IPC-SM-840
  • Tack / Slump / Wetting / Dryness / Spitting: IPC/J-STD-005, IPC-TM-650, Method 2.4.35, 2.4.44, 2.4.46, 2.4.47, 2.4.48
  • Viscosity: IPC-TM-650, Method 2.4.34 and 2.4.34.1

Updated February 25, 2016