Over the last five years Bob Willis has provided theory and hands on educational courses with IPC, SMTA, SMART Group plus online training webinars for hundreds of engineers worldwide. See one of our IPC Defect of the month videos provided at www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE4BBACBE987A4E7E
Practical testing of components is one of the most cost effective methods when parts are compared with a golden sample or other reference sources. However using x-ray provides the best and most flexible technique at component level and for parts still sealed in their original unopened packaging.
For information on visual inspection charts, hands on training, online webinars plus photo & interactive CD on component counterfeits follow the link www.bobwillisonline.com/pdfs/ccproducts.pdf or email Bob Willis firstname.lastname@example.org