Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, announces that the 3Si Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) and 3Di Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) solutions have been certified by the IPC as IPC-CFX compliant.

Saki’s certification for IPC-CFX (Connected Factory Exchange), a global standard to simplify and standardize M2M (machine-to-machine) and machine-to-MES communication, provides customers with a high level of reliability when installing Saki’s inspection machines in the future. The system enables effective data communication between devices in a factory line, improving the efficiency and visibility of the entire line, and reducing costs.

Saki’s 3Si and 3Di series solutions are capable of high-speed precision measurement and inspection using proprietary hardware and software technologies and enable M2M connection with solder printers and Pick-and-Place machines. With the addition of Saki to the IPC-CFX QPL (Qualified Products List), Saki’s M2M capability now offers a Smart Factory solution that can be connected to other IPC-CFX compatible devices in the factory, contributing to the improvement of product quality and productivity of the entire line.

Commenting on the approvals, Norihiro Koike, President and CEO of Saki Corporation said, “We are very excited that our SPI and AOI solutions have been added to the IPC-CFX Qualified Products List. It reinforces our commitment to supporting a standardized, interconnected ecosystem for electronics production environments and provides our customers with a trusted seal of approval upon which they are able to make educated purchasing decisions. The combination of IPC-CFX certification and our state-of-the-art equipment and advanced proprietary software suite, further strengthens Saki’s position as a leading supplier of automated inspection solutions in the world.”

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