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Pre-Assembly Printed Circuit Board Inspector

Inspect printed circuit boards.

What does a Pre-Assembly Printed Circuit Board Inspector do?

Inspects printed circuit boards preparatory to assembly for compliance to company guidelines, using test equipment: Examines PCB’s on light table for breaks in copper foil circuits. Examines PCB’s to detect circuit shorts, using magnification lamp. Measures dimensions of PCB’s, using ruler. Views inside edges of solder holes to detect irregular surfaces, using eye loupe. Inserts leads to components in solder holes to verify spacing of holes and ease of component insertion. Verifies plating integrity of copper foil circuits and composition of solder through solder holes, using electronic test equipment. May record inspection results to maintain vendor history files.