Gen3 Systems

Gen3 Systems is a specialist manufacturer of test and measurement equipment used to help predict reliability of electronic circuits and systems in the field.

Consultant / Service Provider, Manufacturer

Gen3 Systems Limited is a specialist British manufacturer of test and measurement equipment used to predict reliability and maintain quality in the production of electronic circuits. We are a small team of experts offering not only equipment and test services but full customer training and consultancy services in the following specialist areas:

  • Solderability
  • SIR and CAF reliability measurement techniques
  • Electronic circuit cleaning and cleanliness testing (ROSE Testing)
  • Conformal coating
  • Solder paste analysis

In addition, we design and manufacture conformal coating process equipment for both batch as well as in-line applications, and production process aids.

Gen3 Systems works closely with the world-renowned UK National Physical Laboratory (NPL) that helps with the development of new measurement techniques and equipment. And we are engaged in international standards development through the BSi, IEC and IPC. Our combined knowledge and experience is also employed to provide training and advice to customers, along with a range of comprehensive in-house services for solderability, SIR and cleanliness testing.

Gen3 Systems Postings

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AutoCAF™ is able to measure up to 256 individual measurement sites under conditions of high humidity and temperature in accordance with IPC-TM-650 2.6.25 Test Method & IPC 9691 CAF Test Users Guide. Conductive anodic filament (...

Test Equipment



The new AutoSIR2™ system represents a dramatic improvement over existing SIR test alternatives, and its shielded precision electronics allows state-of-the-art accuracy resistance measurements to be made up to 1014 Ω. One...

Test Equipment



The Solder-Saver offers companies that use wave soldering the opportunity to instantly recycle dross created in the wave solder pot, thereby saving up to 50 percent in new solder bar purchases. It can be used with leaded, lead-free or unleaded...




The Gensonic Stencil Cleaning System, awarded the European Product of the Year at Productronica 2013, is a manually operated ultrasonic transducer unit for cleaning stencil apertures. The Gensonic can be used either in conjunction with our Sten...

Cleaning Equipment



The MUST System 3 is the latest technological evolution of the original Multicore Universal Solderability Tester (MUST II) that grandfathered all modern solderability test standards. It remains the unquestioned industry benchmark for solderabil...

Test Equipment


CM Series (Contaminometer™) Cleanliness Testers

For over 40 years the Benchmark for Ionic Contamination Testing Commonly referred to "Cleanliness Testing" as this test method has, for over 40 years, been acknowledged as an important Quality Assurance and Process Control to...

Test Equipment

CM Series (Contaminometer™) Cleanliness Testers

Nano-Coat - The Ultra Precision Dip Coating Systems

3% accuracy Being totally air operated the NEW Nano-Coat Dip Systems are totally safe to use with all coatings including flammable liquids and for the...

Coating Equipment

Nano-Coat - The Ultra Precision Dip Coating Systems

54 news releases »

Gen3 Launches "The Printed Circuit Assembler's Guide to...™ Process Control" eBook in Collaboration with i-Connect007

May 30, 2023 | Gen3 is excited to announce the launch of the latest addition to "The Printed Circuit Assembler's Guide to...™" eBook series in collaboration with i-Connect007.

CIL Upgrades Facility with Ionic Contamination Testing & PCB Cleaning Systems from Gen3

May 15, 2023 | Gen3 is pleased to announce they were again selected by Custom Interconnect Ltd (CIL) as a preferred supplier. CIL, a leading contract electronic manufacturing service provider have acquired a new CM33L+ Ionic Contamination Testing system to complement their purchase of a second MBTech NC25 PCB Cleaning System.

Gen3 Demos SIR, ROSE & PICT Ionic Contamination Testing at Southern Manufacturing 2023

Feb 06, 2023 | Gen3 will exhibit at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2023, scheduled to take place Feb. 7-9, 2023 at the Farnborough International Exhibition Centre. The company will showcase the AutoSIR2+™ Surface Insulation Resistance Testing System and a new CM+ Series demo unit in Stand L90. Additionally, AOI systems from MEK Europe BV will be on display.

Gen3 Launches New Objective Evidence Site during APEX

Feb 06, 2023 | Gen3 is pleased to announce that it released its new Objective Evidence website during the 2023 IPC APEX EXPO.

Retronix Turns to Gen3 Again for High Quality PCB Cleaning Requirements

Jan 25, 2023 | Gen3, Global leader in SIR, CAF, Solderability, Ionic Contamination & process optimisation equipment, is pleased to announce that they were once again selected by Retronix – this time for two NC25 PCB Cleaning Systems.

Gen3 Honored by SMT China Vision Awards for CAF Test System

Dec 07, 2022 | Gen3, Global leader in SIR, CAF, Solderability, Ionic Contamination & process optimisation equipment, has been selected for a 2022 SMT China Vision Award in the category of Test Equipment for its AutoCAF2+ and CLRHV Bridge.

Gen3 and Finetech GmbH & Co.KG to Exhibit at the iPower4 Conference

Nov 21, 2022 | Gen3 will exhibit at the iPower4 Conference, scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at Jubilee Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham.

Third generation British manufacturer GEN3 Systems celebrates 50 years in business

Nov 02, 2022 | GEN3 recently celebrated, with all its staff, the and me Second50th anniversary of the business founded by Arthur Naisbitt in 1969. The celebration had to be postponed by 3 years due to the Global Covid Pandemic.

Gen3 accepts award for the AutoCAF2+ and CLRHV Bridge

Sep 26, 2022 | Gen3, Global leader in SIR, CAF, Solderability, Ionic Contamination & process optimisation equipment, received a 2022 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Test Equipment for its AutoCAF2+ and CLRHV Bridge. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 during SMTA Guadalajara in Mexico.

MEK Europe BV Presents Gen3 'Partner of the Year' Award

Sep 05, 2022 | Gen3 has been awarded 'Partner of the Year' by MEK Europe BV. Gen3 was the company's best performing supply chain partner for 2021.

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