Our sourcing specialists offer a comprehensive sourcing service for obsolete and hard-to-find electronic components for Defence, Aerospace and other Hi-Rel applications. Utilising the latest anti-counterfeit detection methods, and with over 25 years of industry knowledge, Solsta is the assured source for all your obsolescence requirements such as:

Quality and reliability are key the cornerstones of our solutions and services for Hi-Rel applications. We have a dedicated Quality and Compliance team who maintain the standards and ensure we achieve the highest possible levels of accreditation.

– AS9100 Certified Value Added Services
– ISO14001 (Environmental
Management Standard)
– Members of IIOM and ECSN

– JOSCAR Registered
– Cyber Essentials Certified
– ISO9001:2008 Accredited
– AS9120 Certified Quality
Management System

Services available:

  • Electronic Component Sourcing from approved vendors
  • Anti-Counterfeit inspectionin accordance to AS6081 or relevant standard
  • Electrical Re-Testing / Re-Qualification to original manufacturer specification AS9100D accredited test houses in accordance with AS6081/AS5553
  • Component Up-Screening to Industrial, Ml, TX and Custom
  • Long Term Storage Facility
  • Corrosion-Free Long Term StorageSpecialist Packaging
  • Specialist Kitting

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Electronic Component Sourcing

  • Accredited to AS9120 & BS EN ISO 9001
  • Global approved sources (all vendors approved to AS9120)
  • Stringent validity check conducted on ERAI database for companies & components
  • Access to OEM excess last time buy inventory
  • Access to franchised distribution last time buy inventory

Anti-Counterfeit Procedures

  • Inspection and test in accordance with AS6081
  • Component, date-code & lot-code checked for historical counterfeiting against ERAI database
  • 100% visual die inspection
  • Acetone wipe test
  • Heated Dynasolve/Black top test
  • Real time X-ray
  • XRF lead verification

Electrical Re-Testing or
Re-Qualification of Components

  • AS9100 accredited test houses utilising latest equipment
  • Electrical testing to manufacturer’s original specification, in accordance with AS6081/AS5553
  • Customised electrical testing for specific applications
  • Tested product supplied with full test paperwork

Component Up-Screening &
Value-Added Services

  • Integrated circuits up-screened to Industrial, Military & MIL883
  • Diodes and Transistors to TX level
  • Re-tinning (Pb free to Sn Pb)
  • In-house tape & reeling (AS9100 certified)
  • MSD dry-packing (AS9100 certified)

Long Term Storage Facility

Customer dedicated secure warehouse Correct handling procedures for ESD/MSL product Dedicated Value Added Services department for re-reeling & re-packing of stored product (AS91 00C certified) Option to electrically retest mature LTB product at AS9100 approved test facilities

Long Term Specialist Packaging

Unique packaging material with up to 15 years product protection against ageing

  • Ageing & corrosion protection prevention from -35°C to +80°C
  • Permanent electrostatic protection, water vapour & moisture protection
  • Available in standard bag sizes or custom shrink wrap for large items
  • Approved to multiple standards including DEF STAN 81 -41, NASA SP-R-0022A, MIL 81705D, ANSI/ESD-S7.1-1994 & many more
  • Corrosion protection: salt spray & salt fog
  • Protects ferrous, non-ferrous materials, electronic components, optical components & plastics