Inspection System detects hidden and visible solder joints.

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In-line, automated X-ray inspection system, YTX-5000, combines automated optical and X-ray inspections to provide defect detection for SMT manufactures. It inspects for visible and hidden defects on BGAs, flip chips, and other area array devices. With remote programming, users can create complete inspection program in under 30 min. Features include auto-zoom 130 kV x-ray, off-line programming, and real-time SPC data collection.



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YESTech Introduces the YTX-5000 In -Line Automated Inspection System for X-Ray and AOI Applications


The YTX-5000 offers unsurpassed defect detection for both hidden and visible solder joints

San Clemente, CA - February 1, 2005 - YESTech, an innovative provider of yield enhancement solutions announced the introduction of its YTX-5000 in-line automated x-ray inspection system. YESTech's versatile YTX-5000 Dual Technology Inspection System combines both automated optical (AOI) and x-ray (AXI) inspections to provide the highest level of defect detection for SMT manufactures. The YTX-5000 inspects for both visible and hidden defects on BGA's, flip chips and other area array devices. Other typical inspections include solder joints, leads, component presence and position, correct part, polarity, color and through-hole parts. Features include auto-zoom 130Kv x-ray, enhanced AOI capability, off-line programming and real-time SPC data collection.

The YTX-5000's image processing technology integrates normalized correlation and rule-based algorithms to provide complete inspection coverage with an extremely low false failure rate. Programs created with the YTX-5000 are also compatible with YESTech's AOI systems.

Operators typically take less than 30 minutes to create a complete inspection program with the YTX-5000. The system utilizes a standard package library to simplify training and insure program portability across manufacturing lines. Remote programming of the unit maximizes machine utilization while real-time SPC monitoring provides a valuable yield enhancement solution.

Pricing and Availability

Pricing for the YTX-5000 starts at less than $200,000 for North American sales and is available for deliveries in Q2 2005. A datasheet for the YTX-5000 is available at www.kreativesolution.com/YESTech-YTX-5000.htm. For sales information contact YESTech at (949) 361-2714 or visit their Web site at www.yestechinc.com.

About YESTech

Headquartered in San Clemente California, YESTech is a leading provider of automated optical and high-resolution x-ray inspection systems, with integrated yield enhancement solutions for the printed circuit board assembly and advanced semiconductor-packaging industries. Founded and managed by experienced industry experts compounded with a history of success, YESTech brings powerful and cost-effective inspection and yield enhancement solutions to the electronics market. The company has sales offices and customer support centers in North America, Asia and Europe. For more information on YESTech and its products, visit www.yestechinc.com.

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