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** TM-02: Counterfeit Inspection and Testing of Electronic Parts: Visual Inspection, Surface Testing and Criteria for Acceptance or Rejection
Class Overview
This class will provide an in-depth discussion of external visual inspection and surface test methods associated with detecting counterfeit electronic parts. It will reference both the IDEA 1010B standard and the SAE AS6171 requirements for external visual inspection. The class includes video footage and images from a test lab to help the student understand how the visual inspection is performed.  Device images will be reviewed so that the student can recognize the indicators of counterfeit or sub-standard electronic components and understand the criteria for acceptance and rejection.
Class Content
  • Overview of Test Methods
    • External visual inspection
    • Test for Remarking
    • Test for Resurfacing
  • For each test method, the following will be reviewed:
    • Equipment needed
    • How to perform the test, including on-site video and step-by-step instructions
    • Criteria for Acceptance
    • Criteria for Rejection
  • Content of Test Reports
  • Additional Considerations:
    • Equipment costs
    • Training considerations
    • Outsourcing the test
Learning Objectives
  • Understand the terminology for external visual inspection and surface testing of electronic parts.
  • Understand how to perform the tests.
  • Understand the criteria for acceptance and rejection.
  • Understand the general format of the test report for external visual inspection and surface testing.
  • Assess additional considerations including cost, training and outsourcing options.

Target Audience
Industry Sectors:
Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), Independent Distributors, Government Agencies, Test Laboratories, Contract Electronics Manufacturers
Job Functions:
Quality, Purchasing, Sales, Inspection and Testing
Class Information
Class Length: 1.5 hour
Class Tuition: $340.00
(ERAI Member Price: $270.00)
List of Prerequisites and Recommended Pre-Course Learning
Class Handouts
Report Template