Four different techniques for 100% defect coverage

Bush, Steve
February 2007
Electronics Weekly;2/28/2007, Issue 2277, p7
Trade Publication
The article states that TWI Ltd. revealed the most thorough in-line automated PCB inspection system ever produced. The system is the result of a two year European Framework 6 project. Ten organizations co-operated to produce the machine which combines: automated optical inspection, X-ray inspection, thermography and scanning acoustic microscopy. Project head Dr. Ian Nicholson said that the system uses four different techniques and together they give 100 percent defect coverage.


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