Component Validation Made Simple
The persistent chip shortage has had a couple interesting effects beyond the widely reported scarcity of automobiles and consumer electronics, and the resulting price inflation. Counterfeiters have mobilized to fill the void with fake and substandard parts. And independent component distributors have seen their customer base expand into some high reliability industries that used to only purchase direct from manufacturers or authorized distributors… customers like auto manufacturers.
- Clients with strict quality demands
- Keeping counterfeits out
- Fast, accurate, 100% inspection
Automakers are just one example of chip buyers who rarely if ever ventured into the secondary market for the parts they depend on. But the semiconductor shortage and spiking demand has had car companies and others looking for reliable partners among independent component distributors to close the gap between supply and demand. Such customers have extremely high quality standards, and those distributors who gain their confidence are building important new relationships.
Of utmost importance in securing these relationships is demonstrating the ability to keep counterfeit and substandard electronic components from reaching manufacturers. Reputable independent distributors already had sophisticated inspection protocols and standards in place to combat fake and otherwise substandard chips. X-ray inspection has been an important tool in these efforts, and increasingly so where 100% inspection is demanded.
For easy to use, fast and accurate component inspection, Creative Electron’s TruView™ Fusion R X-ray inspection system is the go to tool for component distributors to execute 100% inspection of their electronic components inventories. It provides efficient inspection (see just how easy in the video above) that helps distributors meet the increasing demand for quality parts from the secondary market. And the value of TruView™ Fusion R wont be lost on those new, most discerning, clients.