Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, and BQR Reliability Engineering Ltd, a worldwide leader of Reliability and Maintenance Engineering solutions, present a collaboration to deliver a simple yet powerful Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) calculator to support Digi-Key’s global customers.

Digi-Key has undertaken this venture to enable efficient and cost-effective use of BQR’s software solution in a SaaS mode to evaluate products’ Bill of Materials (BOM) MTBF.

This tool makes it easy and quick to calculate MTBF for BOMs of any size. All one needs to do is export the BOM file and click on “Launch Calculator” on the Digi-Key website and see the magic happen immediately. The online application includes a library smart data auto-complete for BOM components using AI, fast calculation engine, and detailed Pareto and graphic reports. This calculator is not only easy to use, but also 100% secure where the components library and results are saved on the user’s desktop (not on BQR server).

Users can also conduct quick “What If” analyses, checking how a components quality level will increase the product MTBF.