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.

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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

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GEN3 Hosts Distributor Training Week for Microsolder, Strengthening Global Partnerships and Expertise

Jun 17, 2024 | GEN3 continues to drive innovation with its comprehensive suite of advanced inspection and testing solutions. Celebrating over 50 years at the forefront of designing, engineering, manufacturing and distributing state-of-the-art products that shield circuits from failure in the field, GEN3 recently hosted a comprehensive training week for the distribution teams of Microsolder, one of its premier distribution partners. The event took place at GEN3's headquarters in Farnborough, England.

GEN3's Graham Naisbitt Speaks with Nolan Johnson on the Crucial Topic of Objective Evidence and the New IPC J-STD-001 Standard

May 13, 2024 | GEN3 proudly announces the recent interview of Graham Naisbitt, President of GEN3, by Nolan Johnson during the recent 2024 IPC APEX EXPO. The interview, hosted on the "Real Time With" platform, delved into the crucial topic of Objective Evidence (OE) and the new IPC J-STD-001 standard.

GEN3 to Demo SIR Testing, Stencil Cleaning & More with Horizon Sales at APEX

Mar 11, 2024 | Gen3 is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 9-11, 2024 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. At booth 3934, GEN3 will be exhibiting alongside Horizon Sales, presenting a lineup of advanced technologies aimed at enhancing the efficiency and reliability of circuit assembly processes.

GEN3 to Showcase Advanced Inspection and Testing Solutions at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Expo

Feb 05, 2024 | Gen3 is excited to announce its participation in the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Expo, taking place Feb. 6-8, 2024 at the Farnborough International Exhibition Centre. GEN3 will be exhibiting a range of innovative products, including MEK's JDz650 inline and Desktop Verispector AOI systems, MBTech's N29 SA4 Stencil Cleaning Equipment, and the GEN3 AutoSIR2+ and NEW CM Series.

Gen3 to Release Next Generation CM Series Contaminometer in Q1 2024

Jan 15, 2024 | Gen3 proudly introduces the revolutionary CM Series Contaminometer, set to be available from the first quarter of 2024. This new Process Ionic Contamination Tester boasts an array of groundbreaking features designed to elevate user experience and provide unparalleled measurement capabilities.

Gen3 Appoints John Barraclough as Head of Business Development Following Retirement of Nick Redgrave-Plumb

Oct 09, 2023 | Gen3 is pleased to announce the appointment of John Barraclough as the Head of Business Development. This strategic appointment follows the retirement of Nick Redgrave - Plumb, who served Gen3 with dedication and excellence for 24 years.

Gen3 to Showcase Cutting-Edge Test Solutions at Productronica India 2023

Sep 04, 2023 | Gen3, Global leader in SIR, CAF, Solderability, Ionic Contamination & process optimisation equipment, announced its participation at productronica India, the International Trade Fair for Electronics Development and Production, taking place from Sept. 13-15, 2023, at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru, India on booth number PE 51 in Hall 4.

Gen3 to Exhibit at the 24th European Microelectronics & Packaging Conference

Sep 04, 2023 | Gen3 is excited to announce its participation at the 24th European Microelectronics & Packaging Conference (EMPC) taking place Sept. 11-14, 2023 at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK.

Unlock the Future of Electronics Manufacturing: Gen3 and Zestron Workshop

Aug 21, 2023 | Gen3, a global leader in SIR (Surface Insulation Resistance), CAF (Conductive Anodic Filament), solderability, ionic contamination, and process optimization equipment, along with Zestron, renowned experts in cleaning and reliability solutions, are thrilled to announce an enlightening workshop focused on Electronics Manufacturing Processes: Where Quality Assurance Meets Surface Reliability. This informative seminar is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Ansty Park, Coventry.

Gen3 Welcomes Daniel Ryland as New Area Technical Manager for the Southern Region

Jun 19, 2023 | Gen3 is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Ryland to their team. Daniel joins Gen3 as the new Area Technical Manager for the Southern Region, where he will support existing customer accounts and drive new business opportunities for both their manufactured and distribution equipment across the UK.

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