Information on physical damage of processor (damage to due to external causes)
- If performed improperly, the following can damage the product:
- Usage outside design specifications
- Packaging, if shipping or returning the product
- Upon receipt of the returned product, we visually inspect for externally caused damage. We screen products using the naked eye or a 3X magnification scope without applying any mechanical or electrical pressure to the products.
Possible physical damage to the product due to external causes
|Components missing or damaged|| || |
Picture above: Missing component
|Heat spreader damages, cracks, and scratches|| |
On the heat spreader, reject if there are:
Reject if scratches are exposing the base metal.
Picture above: Indicates a deep scratch on the heat spreader
|Damaged or deformed package |
(the package is also known as a substrate)
Picture above: Cracked or Bent corner
|Contamination or foreign material|| |
Presence of foreign material on:
Approved cleaning solvent could not remove foreign materials.
Picture above: Foreign material on the processor's land pads
|Deep Scratches||Deep scratches to any part of the processor|| |
Picture above: Deep scratches
|Markings are not visible|| || |
Picture above: Markings are sanded off
|Thermally damaged processor||Thermal damage (burn mark) on the processors: || |
Picture above: Thermally damaged processor
|Delidding or capping processor||The upper part which is the Integrated Heat Spreader (IHS) is removed: |
Refer to the image below for acronyms used in the table.