Scienscope International, an American supplier of cabinet style micro-focus X-ray inspection systems, is pleased to announce that Milwaukee Electronics purchased two X-Spection 6000 systems – one for their facility in Oregon and one for their facility in Mexico. The company offers services in circuit board design and PCB assembly, and has evolved in both its design engineering and contract manufacturing capabilities. With manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, Oregon and Mexico, the company offers both U.S. regional support options and a migration path to a low-cost manufacturing solution for mature products.
The X-Spection 6000 systems have been setup and programmed to perform automated inspection of BGAs. The company uses them to check the first product off the line daily. They also operate a quick turn operation in Oregon, named Screaming Circuits that offers rapid turnaround assembly and prototyping. The system is also used to evaluate the company’s prototypes and validate their process for the rapid turnaround products.
The X-ray inspection system is the company’s most technologically advanced cabinet style X-ray inspection system. As with all X-Scope platforms, it includes every advanced software tool required for a wide variety of applications. With more tilt and a rotating work table, the X-Spection 6000 offers the ultimate in flexibility. Standard features of this X-ray inspection system include:
- Fully integrated, 130 kV micro-focus high power closed X-ray tube
- 5 “ x 5 “ or 4 “ x 3 “ high resolution and ultra-resolution CMOS digital flat pane image detectors
- 60 ° camera tilt for oblique angle viewing
- 22 “ x 18 “ inspection stage with 350 ° rotation
- Color mapping camera with zoom window provides easy location and identification of faults