INSPECTION PROCEDURES

Whistler's commitment to screening components, whether it's in the form of a suspect, imitation, or sub-standard parts, is but one of the primary reasons we are the premier global supply chain partner for technology-driven companies.

3 Step Process

Our inspection process is an essential element to Our Quality Commitment Program reducing the risk in the electronic component supply chain. This quality process ensures that critical counterfeit detection and preventative procedures are securely in place ensuring that product procured from Whistler has passed through a thorough and rigorous inspection process.

 

Inspection is an important function of our quality process, guarantee the detection of suspect parts and preventative measures are in place - so you can trust that product received from Whistler has passed a rigorous quality inspection process - assuring product quality and consistency.

 

At Whistler, quality is at the forefront of the electronic components distribution process. All products must pass through our extensive inspection process before being accepted for sale or consignment and prepared for shipment.

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1. Visual electronic components distribution inspection:

  • Packaging examined
  • Weighed and checked for damage
  • Taping condition inspected-dented package etc
  • Original factory sealed vs. non-factory sealed
  • Shipping documents verified
  • Country of origin
  • Purchase order and sales order numbers match
  • Manufacturer P/N, quantity, date code verification, RoHS
  • Moisture protection confirmed (MSL)-vacuum sealed & humidity indicator with spec (HIC)
  • Products and packaging (photographed and catalogued)
  • Body marking inspection (faded markings, broken text, double print, ink stamps, etc.)
  • Physical conditions review (lead bands, scratches, chipped edges, etc.)
  • Any other visual irregularities found

2. Engineering electronic components distribution inspection process:

  • Review visual inspection findings and notes
  • Purchase and sales orders numbers verified
  • Referencing ERAI and internal databases
  • Verification of labels (bar codes)
  • Manufacturer's logo and date log verification
  • Moisture sensitivity level (MSL) and RoHS status
  • Extensive marking permanency tests
  • Review and comparison to manufacturer datasheet
  • Additional photos are taken and catalogued

 

3. Outbound / Shipping Inspection

Testing may include:

  • Decapsulation
  • Solderability
  • Surface contamination
  • Electrical functionality
  • X-ray
  • Baking Oven
  • Purchase order and sales order numbers match
  • Manufacturer P/N, quantity, date code verification, RoHS
  • Moisture protection verified (MSL)-vacuum sealed & humidity indicator with spec (HIC)
  • Products and packaging (photographed and catalogued)
  • Body marking inspection (faded markings, broken text, double print, ink stamps, etc.)
  • Physical conditions reviewed (lead bands, scratches, chipped edges, etc.)
  • Any other visual irregularities found

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