Test Facility Information
Officially certified reliability and impartiality
ESPEC's test facilities have been certified by several official organizations in recognition of their high level of technical expertise and management/administrative ability. All our test facilities have been certified as independent testing laboratories under the IEC Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components (IECQ System) put in place by ISO/IEC 17025.
- Various ways of using test facilities
Tours of ESPEC's test facilities and calibration departments can be arranged. Facility tours are a handy way to research laboratory testing services or equipment purchases while seeing actual equipment. Test facilities also have many other uses, such as enabling clients to observe their outsourced testing. Contact ESPEC for inquiries about test facilities.
Utsunomiya Test Center/Energy Device Environmental Test Center
< Utsunomiya Test Center >
- One of the largest comprehensive test facilities in eastern Japan
- Located in the massive Utsunomiya Techno Complex, the Utsunomiya Test Center supports a wide range of reliability tests for the cutting-edge technologies of the semiconductor and electronic device industries, and for many other industries such as the automotive-related industries of eastern Japan. Its ample utility is meeting growing demand for laboratory testing services.
- Wide range of test equipment
- Along with conventional temperature/humidity tests, the Center's test equipment can reproduce saltwater environments and various other failure factors. It supports static testing with added conditions such as low pressure, vibrations, drops, falling balls and temperature/humidity.
< Energy Device Environmental Test Center >
- Specializing in energy devices such as secondary batteries
- An outsourced test facility specializing in reliability tests/safety tests of energy devices (solar batteries, secondary batteries, power semiconductors). The world's first test facility able to evaluate all devices for power generation, storage and control.
23-1 Kiyohara Industrial Park (inside Utsunomiya Techno Complex), Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan 321-3231
Getting there: About 30 minutes by taxi from JR Utsunomiya station; about 30 minutes from the Kanuma interchange on the Tohoku Expressway; about 30 minutes from the Utsunomiya interchange on the Tohoku Expressway About 25 minutes from the Utsunomiya-Kaminokawa interchange on the Kita-Kanto Expressway
Toyota Test Center
- ESPEC's largest test facility
- Toyota Test Center is ESPEC's largest test facility, and one of the largest environmental test facilities in Japan. The Center's equipment is continually upgraded to the latest models supporting a wide range of tests, such as automotive electronic device tests encompassing many different evaluation items.
- Rental test space
- Drawing on the benefits of a large test facility, the Center has test space tailored to client needs available to rent. Separated from common area, independent test rooms for exclusive use by only the designated clients can be utilized.
3-44-1 Seishincho, Toyota, Aichi, Japan 471-0844
Getting there: 20-minute walk from Meitetsu Tsuchihashi station; about 10 minutes from the Toyota interchange on the Tomei Expressway
Kariya Test Center
- Assisting development of car electronics
- Meets growing, mainly automotive-related demand in the Chubu and Tokai regions. Assists in the development of car electronics. Naturally also has standard equipment for temperature/humidity tests and thermal shock tests.
- Supports reliability tests of automotive electronic devices
- The Center's large scale thermal shock chambers are its mainstay for supporting automotive electronic device tests. It also features Large Capacity Liquid to Liquid Thermal Shock Chambers and specialized equipment enabling testing that is difficult with general-purpose testers.
1-3 Shinmeicho, Kariya, Aichi, Japan 448-0034
Getting there: 5-minute walk from Kariya station on the JR Tokaido Honsen line/Meitetsu line
Kobe Test Center
- A comprehensive test facility in western Japan
- Located on the site of a massive R&D center, Kobe Test Center is a comprehensive test facility in western Japan that provides reliability test services for clients. In addition to standard environmental test chambers, the Center also features special large equipment such as large scale temperature chambers, vibration testers and low-pressure test chambers.
5-2-5 Kanokodai Minamimachi (in Kobe R&D Center), Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan 651-1514
Getting there: 15 minutes by taxi from Mita station on the JR Takarazuka line