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.

In today’s dynamic electronics manufacturing landscape, the reliability of surface components plays a pivotal role in ensuring product quality and longevity. This workshop offers an exclusive opportunity for engineers specializing in process technology and quality assurance to delve into the latest advancements and methodologies in the realm of electronics assembly surface reliability.

The joint seminar will feature presentations from both Gen3 and Zestron, with topics that include:


Zestron Presentations:

  1. Humidity Robustness: Explore the nuances of failure mechanisms in low and high voltage areas and gain insights into how process technology can mitigate these challenges.
  2. Coating Reliability: Discover the utilization of advanced quality quick tests to secure the reliability of coatings, ensuring product integrity and performance.


Gen3 Presentations:

  1. Objective Evidence Approach: Embrace a fresh perspective on meeting the exact standards and requirements of manufacturing processes, paving the way for enhanced process validation and production efficiency.
  2. Utilizing SIR and Process Ionic Contamination Testing: Dive into the application of Surface Insulation Resistance (SIR) and Process Ionic Contamination Testing for establishing reliable manufacturing processes.

The workshop’s comprehensive program addresses the significant impact of surface reliability on electronics assembly quality while offering systematic approaches to identify, mitigate, and validate production processes. By shedding light on potential failure mechanisms and their root causes, engineers will gain valuable insights into producing cleaner, more reliable electronics assemblies.

For professionals seeking to optimize their electronics manufacturing processes and bolster product quality, this workshop promises a wealth of insights and practical knowledge. Join Gen3 and Zestron on September 6, 2023, to be part of this transformative learning experience.

Gen3 CEO Andy Naisbitt commented, “Attending a workshop on objective evidence and the reliability of electronics is crucial in today’s rapidly advancing industry. As electronics play an ever-expanding role in our lives, understanding how to assess and ensure their reliability becomes paramount. This workshop offers an opportunity to learn about robust methodologies for evaluating electronic systems. Our workshop can provide you with the ability to make informed decisions based on objective evidence, attendees can contribute to building and using electronics with increased dependability, discovering innovation, and enhancing user experiences.”

For more information and registration details, please visit or contact Rachael Bussy of Gen3 at or Steve Collier of Zestron at


About Zestron:
Zestron specializes in ensuring the surface reliability of your assemblies, serving as your partner for the highest quality and reliability of electronic assemblies. They offer support to customers in the power and signal electronics sector, addressing topics such as moisture robustness, corrosion, insulation coordination, technical cleanliness, solderability, and more. Whether it’s damage analysis or implemented remedies, Zestron provides solutions for no-clean production or can integrate customized cleaning processes.

For more information about Zestron products and services, visit

 About GEN3
GEN3. Testing and measuring the electronics industry for over 50 years.  For three generations, Gen3 have designed, engineered, manufactured, and distributed their test and measurement equipment into the electronics industry to shield their clients from failure in the field.

Their reputation for excellence has grown to a global scale. The team is made up of industry experts who work to set the standards around circuit testing, measurement, and compliance.  They collaborate with key industry associations, offering our unique experience and expertise to educate all on what it takes to succeed.  For product protection the preferred way is GEN3, where precision comes as standard, acting as a mentor and your front-line defender.

In the high-reliability arena, there is too much at stake to allow room for error. Testing must be finite and flawless. GEN3 understand the need for precision. Get closer to perfection by minimising your risk.

GEN3. Precision as Standard.

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