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December 11, 2019 

Reliability Testing in Automotive and Digital Factories

Barry Matties, I-Connect007

I spoke with Gen3’s Andrew Naisbitt to learn what readers should know about SIR and CAF testing, what to consider if you’re thinking of bringing it in-house, and how reliability testing fits into automotive and the digital factory.

Barry Matties: Andy, why don’t you start with a little bit about Gen3 and what you do.

Andrew Naisbitt: We manufacture equipment that tests reliability in electronics, so we focus on aspects such as solderability testing, surface insulation resistance (SIR) testing, and conductive anodic filament (CAF) testing as well as our ionic contamination testers. We also have our Gensonic stencil cleaning center that has proved to be very popular in America.

Matties: You’re selling the equipment, and a lot of the services would be your largest customers. Do you see OEMs?

Naisbitt: It’s quite mixed. We have a wide variety of customers and we have 41 distributors looking after our stuff around the world... More >

 
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