automated x-ray inspection


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automated x-ray inspection

The machine-based examination of products by scanning beneath their surfaces with x-rays. For example, automated x-ray inspection (AXI) is widely used to spot defects in BGA chip alignment on the circuit board, where connections are not visible to optical scanners. See automated optical inspection.
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The new XS-series a new small-footprint high-resolution automated X-ray inspection system concept designed for high-speed inspection of semiconductor samples, wire bonds and PCB-assembly boards for single/multipanels or samples in trays.
WESTLAKE, OH -- Nordson in September acquired Matrix Technologies, a manufacturer of automated x-ray inspection equipment for electronics assemblies.
NASDAQ: NDSN) has acquired German automated X-ray inspection equipment maker MatriX Technologies GmbH, the company said.
Saki Corporation has unveiled the new BF-X3 in-line 3D automated X-ray inspection, BF-3Di automated optical inspection, and BF-10BT offline 2D automated optical inspection systems.
In many cases, both conventional and automated x-ray inspection (AXI) are used on the assembly floor.
The automated X-ray inspection system also is suitable for the inline inspection of double-sided PCBs.
The move to cut its AOI and automated x-ray inspection business frees the company to focus on its electronics test systems, the firm said.
A fifth generation automated X-ray inspection system has been developed by Thermo Goring Kerr, especially for detection of contaminated product within pipelines up to 100mm in diameter.
NYSE:A) and the Zollner Group today announced that Zollner, a global electronics manufacturing services provider, has selected the Agilent Medalist x6000 Automated X-ray Inspection (AXI) system to enhance its test and inspection capabilities.
Initial benchmarking of the Valor Process Preparation product has resulted in 30 percent reduction in the time required to get customer data to production, including program generation for surface mount technology (SMT), automated optical inspection (AOI), automated x-ray inspection (AXI), and electrical test.
org) is collaborating on a two-year counterfeit detection research project with the aim of developing a novel automated x-ray inspection system.
Automated optical inspection (AOI) and automated X-ray inspection (AXI) have been around for some time in various configurations and both have played a role in improving the quality of circuit boards.

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