SEMI S2 – Timeline

Getting your product to market requires many steps and being able to properly plan/schedule your team is critical. High Tech Design Safety is here to help you with your SEMI S2 needs and today CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel provides you with a timeline of what you can expect going through the SEMI S2 evaluation process. […]

Top Misses on UL, S2 and CE

As with any industry, experience working with clients reveals commonalities.  At High Tech Design Safety, CEO and founder Steve Barcik Amstel has worked with hundreds of clients on a diverse spectrum of products and industries and still there are things that apply to many and common things that get overlooked with some of the complex […]

SEMI S2 – What Should I expect

High Tech Design Safety CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel and his team have completed thousands of SEMI S2 evaluations and today he shares answers to one of the top questions he gets from his clients: what to expect from SEMI S2 and how you can make your process easier. (Link to video also available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfEoU7aE5ho) […]

HTDS Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials

High Tech Design Safety, HTDS,  is a third-party test laboratory. We do evaluation, certification and design reviews and as well as this whole other space called conformity discovery process, which allows your team to discover how much they already conform and then learn what it takes to get the rest of the conformity in place […]

SEMI S2 Breakdown – Sections 15 -28

High Tech Design Safety CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel understands how important it is for clients to get their product to market in a timely and practical manner.  Building to the standard is critical to accomplishing this and today he continues to provide  an in-depth look at the primary standard for Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment, SEMI S2. […]

SEMI S2 Breakdown – Sections 1-14

Today our CEO and Founder, Steve Barcik Amstel continues to give an overview of the overarching standard SEMI S2 which applies to equipment used to manufacture, measure, assemble and test semiconductor products. This video is part of an in-depth training for Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment and today, Steve will be giving an overview of the first […]

SEMI S2 – An Introduction

We here at High Tech Design Safety are kicking off the new year with a new multi-part video series on product safety.  We will start it off with an in-depth training for Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment. And in today’s video specifically, Steve Barcik Amstel will give an introduction to SEMI S2 and an overview of what […]

Design Review Importance

CEO and Founder, Steve Barcik Amstel with High Tech Design Safety noticed this reoccurring thing that he wants to share with you that will help any hardware development project…In this blog and video post, Steve reflects on a conversation he just had today….It is important to him to share some of the common things he […]

Over Current Protection Devices

There are many considerations when getting a product to market and luckily there are companies like High Tech Design Safety available to help walk you through the process. In the last video we talked about part selection and HTDS CEO, Steve Barcik Amstel talked quite a bit about over current protective devices and today in […]

Part Selection for Simplifying Certification

Steve Barcik Amstel, our CEO and founder, has been sharing a video series, the process to get your product from where it is today through certification, CE marking, UL or whichever standard you need to get your product to market. Today our video is about part selection and how this critical aspect of the design […]