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Milwaukee Electronics Purchases Two X-SPECTION 6000 X-ray Systems

Mar 22, 2018

X-SPECTION 6000 systems .

X-SPECTION 6000 systems .

Scienscope International, a leading American supplier of cabinet style micro-focus X-ray systems, is pleased to announce that Milwaukee Electronics purchased two X-SPECTION 6000 systems – one for their facility in Oregon and one for their facility in Mexico. With manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, Oregon and Mexico, Milwaukee Electronics offers both U.S. regional support options and a migration path to a low-cost manufacturing solution for mature products.

The X-SPECTION 6000 systems have been setup and programmed to perform automated inspection of BGAs. Milwaukee Electronics uses them to check the first product off the line daily. The company also operates a quick turn operation in Oregon named Screaming Circuits that offers rapid turnaround assembly and prototyping. The X-SPECTION 6000 also is used to evaluate Milwaukee Electronics prototypes and validate their process for the rapid turnaround products.

The X-SPECTION 6000 X-ray Inspection System is Scienscope’s most technologically advanced cabinet style X-ray inspection system. As with all X-SCOPE platforms, it includes every advanced software tool required for a wide variety of applications. With more tilt and a rotating work table, the X-SPECTION 6000 offers the ultimate in flexibility. Standard features of the X-SPECTION 6000 X-ray inspection system include:

  • Fully integrated, 130 kV micro-focus high power closed X-ray tube

  • 5" x 5" or 4" x 3" high resolution and ultra-resolution CMOS digital flat pane image detectors

  • 60° camera tilt for oblique angle viewing

  • 22" x 18" inspection stage with 350° rotation

  • Color mapping camera with zoom window provides easy location and identification of faults

Milwaukee Electronics was founded in 1954, to meet the needs of mining equipment manufacturers, offering services in circuit board design and PCB assembly. Since then, the company has evolved in both its design engineering and contract manufacturing capabilities tremendously. For more information, visit www.milwakeeelectronics.com.


Scienscope was founded in 1994 to meet the growing need for reliable and affordable general-purpose optical and video inspection solutions for the electronics and PCB industries. The company began with basic stereo zoom microscopes used for SMT inspection and rework of circuit boards and electromechanical assemblies with a commitment to quality, value and support. Over the past 20 years, Scienscope has evolved to become a complete inspection solution provider, offering both offline and inline X-Ray systems, Video coordinate measurement systems, Video inspection systems, and microscopes to meet a wide variety of applications and manufacturing quality requirements. For more information, please email Scienscope at info@scienscope.com, call 1-800-216-1800 or visit www.scienscope.com.

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