Data bearing devices that has either failed to erase or is not properly working will have physical implementations applied to them. AK Electronics owns various equipment in house to handle these needs. These needs range from being able it degauss traditional magnetic media to the ability to destroy chips in devices. All these machines used for this process have been NIST Approved. All devices that have had these methods applied will come with Certificates of Destruction.
Unfortunately, not all equipment holds a secondary market value. AK Electronics disposes of these Assets properly with a Zero Land-fill policy. AK Electronics will ensure that all State and Federal guidelines are followed when disposing of all assets. All recycling material is sent to Certified R2 or E-Steward certified Facilities.