Certification of Facilities That Inspect/Test Printed Boards, Components and Materials
|Publication Date:||1 November 1997|
This specification establishes the certification requirements for facilities that inspect/test printed boards, components and materials. This specification is intended to provide a minimum standardized basis for evaluating or auditing a technically oriented inspection/testing facility.
Any location that performs inspection or testing for end-product acceptance to a specific specification shall be considered part of the facility.
Purpose The purpose of this document is to establish the requirements for certifying that inspection/test facilities are capable and are performing inspection/testing functions to IPC or other specifications. In addition, this specification defines the auditing procedures and auditing functions.