FREE copy of the Uptime Elements Implementation Guide once you subscribe to Reliability Weekly

Why: Sudden death testing is all about the economics and shorter elapsed time for results.

When: Sudden death testing is used for product acceptance tests.

Where: It is a quick test for many products and the on-going test for production lots.

These definitions are written by H. Paul Barringer and are also posted on his web site at

Return to Reliability Tools

Upcoming Events

August 7 - August 10, 2023

MaximoWorld 2023

View all Events
A weekly collection of recommended articles and videos to boost your reliability journey. Right in your inbox