Yxlon and Nagoya Electric Works to develop x-ray inspection for the Semicon Industry


Non-destructive testing company Yxlon International and Nagoya Electric Works are to develop x-ray inspection systems for the semiconductor industry.

Yxlon and Nagoya Electric Works (NEW) both supply and distribute advanced electronics x-ray technology.

Yxlon, which supplies x-ray and computed tomography inspection systems to the aerospace sector among others, has expertise in high-resolution x-ray tubes and image analysis and brings an established global sales and support network to the partnership. Japanese firm NEW has expertise in automated x-ray inspection systems which offer accurate manipulation, extremely precise measurements and advanced software.

The first products to come out of the collaboration are the Yxlon FF70 CL, FF65 CL and FF65 IL, which were launched at Semicon China in Shanghai on March 20, 2019.

Eike Frühbrodt, vice president of Yxlon product and project management, said, “This collaboration will help us to fulfil the growing demand of our customers from the semiconductor and also surface mount technology industry, especially when it comes to analyzing continuously smaller features with high speed.

“We are excited to use the knowledge and experience of both companies to offer the best solutions for the market.”

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