Environmental Test Lab


In-House and Uniquely Capable

As the market leader in high-reliability components for the electronics OEM marketplace, Gowanda offers an in-house environmental testing lab with unmatched capabilities. This lets us establish the consistent performance characteristics required to meet the most demanding designs. Our environmental technical services are also available on a contracted basis.

Environmental Test Lab Capabilities

DLA Land and Maritime Approved*

Temperature Cycling Chamber

  • -65°C to +180°C
  • Cycling Rates from 5°C to 10°C/min

Thermal Shock Chambers – MIL-STD-202-107

  • -65°C to +200°C

Shaker System – MIL-SPEC & custom profiles

  • Maximum Sustained Vibration Force: 100g
  • Maximum Shock Force: 100g
  • Vibration: MIL-STD-202-201, -204 & -214
  • Shock: MIL-STD-202-207 & -213

Altitude Chamber – MIL-STD-202-105; custom profiles

  • Maximum Altitude: 80,000 Feet
  • DWV and IR at Altitude

Benchtop Chambers

  • -75°C to +200°C
  • High Temperature Operation
  • Temperature Rise
  • Low Temperature Storage

Solderability Via Steam Aging Chamber – MIL-STD-202-208

  • Up to 99 Hours of Continuous Testing

Force Gauge

  • Maximum Force: 50N
  • Bond Strength

Life Test Chamber – MIL-STD-202-108

  • Maximum Operating Temperature: 260°C
  • Cyclic Load Profile

Real Time X-Ray – MIL-STD-202-209

Humidity Chamber – MIL-STD-202-103

  • Steady State
  • -75°C to +200°C
  • 20% to 90% Relative-Humidity

* in support of internal product qualifications

Moisture Resistance – MIL-STD-202-106

  • Temperature & Humidity Variability

Salt Spray – MIL-STD-202-101

  • Anti-Corrosion Testing

Chemical Resistance – MIL-STD-202-215

  • Resistance to Solvents

Terminal Strength – MIL-STD-202-211

Insulation Resistance – MIL-STD-202-302

DWV – MIL-STD-202-301

Hipot Tester

  • Maximum AC Voltage: 6kV
  • Maximum DC Voltage: 5kV
  • Insulation Resistance (IR)
  • Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (DWV)

Voltech AT3600 Transformer Testing

  • Maximum Test Frequency: 1MHz
  • Maximum Test Current: 25A
  • Maximum Test Voltage: 3kV
  • Fast Testing of Complicated Transformers

High Power AC Testing

  • Frequency Range: 0.10Hz to 2MHz
  • Maximum Voltage: 400Vp-p
  • Maximum Current: 7570mA
  • Pulse, Ramp, Sine, Square & Triangle Waves

LabVIEW Monitoring Software

  • Provides Data Collection from Test Chambers


  • Failure Analysis Reporting and Documentation
  • High Frequency Testing Capability to 70GHz

Nitron XL2 XRF Analyzer

  • Metal Alloy verification
  • Non-destructive element analysis
  • Tramp & Trace element analysis

Pro 1600 EXN Forced Convection Reflow Soldering Oven

  • Maximum Temperature: 375°C
  • Computer Controlled Thermal Profiles

Magnetoscop® 1.069

  • Assures magnetic-free designs
  • Measures magnetic flux density, absolute or gradient