Ardent Concepts Announces Release of RC Scrub-R Test Socket for Chipscale Packages

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New test socket technology exceeds expectations for RoHS devices.

RC Scrub-R represents a fundamental new direction in our approach to ATE environments.

Ardent Concepts, Inc. the leader in High Performance Compliant Connector Solutions, has announced that their newest test socket technology for small leadless devices is capable of handling the toughest high volume ATE environments for multi-GHz RF testing.

"RC Scrub-R represents a fundamental new direction in our approach to ATE environments." says Gordon Vinther, President and Founder of Ardent. "We now have a solution with the linear action and oxide penetrating capability necessary for the most difficult high volume tests. With this product, we can offer our customers a lower cost of ownership, higher first pass yields, and the most consistent AC performance available in a test socket today."

The patented RC Scrub-R design utilizes state of the art semi-precious contact technology, allowing for consistent DC resistance, long life, and exceptional AC performance. Designed to withstand over 100,000 insertions with no maintenance intervals, RC Scrub-R test sockets can be refurbished quickly and easily in the field, and are more cost effective than traditional offset test socket solutions.

RC Scrub-R sockets are available for chipscale packages as small as 1mm x 1mm with a pitch capability of .5mm. For more information, contact info @

About Ardent Concepts

Ardent Concepts, Inc. is committed to advancing the interconnect industry to new levels of achievement. We strive to provide the highest levels of electrical interconnect invisibility, using experts with many years of experience in the field to design and build all of our contactors and interfaces. We are ardently committed to our craft, and pursue business with the highest degrees of technical acumen, ethics and environmental responsibility.

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