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V
Visual Inspection


Non-destructive evaluation involving visual examination for correct labeling, shape, size and dimension, form, fit, color, security coatings, etc. Visual inspection can include use of other non-destructive evaluation such as X-ray, XRF (X-ray fluorescence), and scanning acoustic microscopy.
Source: Defense Industrial Base Assessment: Counterfeit Electronics prepared by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Technology Evaluation