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What is really inside your AOI?

by: Jean-Marc Peallat, Russ Warncke, Russell Claybrook, Marc Brun; Vi TECHNOLOGY

Installed for the first time 20 years ago, Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) more recently has become an essential part of our SMT environment. Today, most process engineers are turning to machines as an inspection strategy for addressing quality and productivity issues. As the number of AOI machine manufacturers has grown, so has the array of choices, creating the difficult and confusing task of choosing one AOI machine that meets process and quality requirements... read article »

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