3D Automated Optical Inspection For PCB Assembly Inspection

3D Automated Optical Inspection For PCB Assembly Inspection

Unlock superior PCB assembly quality with Profab Electronics' 3D AOI. Multilayer inspection, real-time feedback, and strict compliance ensure top-tier results.

The landscape of PCB assembly is increasingly intricate, necessitating ever more rigorous quality assurance methods. This is where 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) comes into play at Profab Electronics. Offering a deeper, more comprehensive look into the integrity of each assembled board, our 3D AOI system plays a vital role in maintaining the unparalleled quality standards that our customers have come to expect.

The Enhanced Capabilities of 3D AOI

What sets our 3D AOI apart is its ability to inspect multiple layers of a PCB assembly. Traditional 2D AOI systems are limited to surface level inspection, but 3D AOI takes it a step further by generating a three-dimensional image of the assembly. This allows for:

  • Height and Volume Measurements: Besides measuring length and width, our 3D AOI system can also measure the height of components and the volume of solder paste, offering a more holistic view of the board's quality.

  • Complex Geometry Inspection: More intricate components, which might be challenging to inspect through 2D methods, are easily examined by 3D AOI, providing a fuller understanding of their placement and soldering.

  • Precise Defect Detection: Whether it's lifted leads, tombstoning, or insufficient solder, the 3D AOI can identify issues that could potentially be missed by other methods, enhancing reliability and reducing rework.

Seamless Integration for Real-Time Feedback

Our 3D AOI is not a standalone feature but an integrated part of our sophisticated PCB assembly line. Real-time feedback loops between the AOI system and our other processes allow for immediate corrections and adjustments, ensuring a smooth and efficient production flow.

Compliance with Quality Standards

Like every other aspect of our operation, our 3D AOI processes are in strict compliance with industry standards including ISO 9001, AS9100, and ITAR regulations. This adherence ensures that the PCB assemblies we deliver are not just up to the mark but exceed quality expectations.

Advanced Technology for Optimal Results

The power behind our 3D AOI comes from cutting-edge optical sensors and algorithms. This technology ensures that every nook and cranny of your PCB assembly is scrutinized to the highest possible standard, reinforcing our commitment to excellence.

Cost Efficiency Through Proactive Quality Control

By detecting and addressing any quality issues in the early stages of the assembly process, our 3D AOI helps mitigate the costs associated with rework and delays. This proactivity is a core part of our commitment to offering high-quality, cost-effective solutions to our clients.

3D Automated Optical Inspection at Profab Electronics isn’t just a technological add-on. It's an integral component of our quality assurance strategy, a cornerstone in our pledge to deliver only the best. With its advanced capabilities and seamless integration into our production lines, our 3D AOI system is yet another reason why Profab Electronics is the go-to choice for reliable, top-quality PCB assembly services.

Our Core PCB Assembly Services

Surface Mount (SMT) PCB Assembly

Specializing in compact, high-density boards, our SMT assembly services offer unmatched precision and efficiency.

Through-Hole PCB Assembly

A go-to solution for durable, robust connections, our through-hole assembly services are perfect for heavy-duty components and traditional PCB layouts.

Comprehensive Service Options

Turnkey PCB Assembly Services

Experience hassle-free, full-service solutions that cover everything from materials procurement to the final stages of assembly.

Consigned PCB Assembly Services

You provide the crucial components, and we focus solely on expert assembly, optimizing the value chain.

Partial Turnkey PCB Assembly Services

Offering a balanced, flexible approach, our Partial Turnkey Services combine your sourced components with our procurement and assembly.

Adaptable Volume and Rapid Turnaround

From Prototype to Full-Scale Production

We seamlessly adapt to project scales, fulfilling both one-off prototypes and mass production needs.

Quick Turn Prototype PCB Assembly

For your time-sensitive projects, we expedite the prototyping process without compromising on quality.

Quick Turn Production PCB Assembly

Leverage our agile manufacturing capabilities for fast, yet reliable mass production.

Scheduled Blanket Order Production PCB Assembly

Streamline your long-term production requirements with our efficient and convenient scheduled blanket order options.

Value-Added Services

PCB Assembly Testing Services

Ensuring each PCB functions flawlessly with multiple levels of quality checks.

PCB Assembly Firmware Programming

We embed all the necessary software, making your PCBs operationally ready right out of the gate. We offer in-circuit programming as well as pre-programing.

Mechanical Assembly for PCB Assemblies

Extending our services beyond PCBs, we offer complete mechanical assembly for finished electronic products.

PCB Assembly Conformal Coating

Applying a specialized protective layer that adds durability and longevity to your PCB products.

Technology and Infrastructure

Our State-of-the-Art Equipment

Essegi Robotic Inventory Storage

Highly efficient and automated storage solutions for component management.

Optical Control X-Ray Component Counter

Utilizes advanced X-ray technology for pin-point accurate inventory counts.

MPM Solder Paste Printers

Ensures precise and consistent solder paste application for optimum connectivity.

Pemtron 3D Solder Paste Inspection (SPI)

Advanced Solder Paste Inspection tools for top-notch quality control.

Samsung/Hanwha Pick and Place Machines

Ensures rapid and precise component placement with industry-leading reliability.

In-line Yes-Tech 2D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) - (Pre-Reflow)

Conducts automated optical inspections before solder reflow to guarantee the highest quality.

Electrovert Reflow Ovens

Offers reliable solder reflow processes for mass production efficiency.

Yestech and Cyberoptics 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI)

Post-reflow automated optical inspections to ensure impeccable component soldering.

Dage 3D X-Ray

Advanced internal inspection capabilities for the most thorough quality checks.

Ersa Selective Solder

Specialized soldering technology that targets specific components for precision results.

Aqua Klean Systems In-line PCB Cleaner

Delivers impeccably clean PCBs, ready for shipping or immediate use.

Compliance and Quality Assurance


ISO 9001, AS9100, and ITAR compliance means we meet and exceed international standards of quality and security.

In-House IPC Trainer

Our teams are updated on the latest IPC standards, ensuring we are always ahead of industry requirements.

Class 2 and Class 3 Inspection

Our processes are versatile enough to meet both Class Two and Class Three soldering and inspection standards, giving you more options and peace of mind.

Why Should Profab Electronics Be Your First Choice?

Unmatched Expertise

With years of industry leadership, we have the knowledge and skills required to bring your most ambitious projects to life.

Quality Above All

Our relentless focus on quality ensures that your projects are not just completed, but masterfully executed.

Superior Customer Service

We don’t just aim to meet your expectations but to significantly exceed them, every step of the way.

About Profab Electronics

Profoundly embedded in the electronics manufacturing sector, Profab Electronics has been steadfast in its commitment to deliver excellence for over three decades. Our unparalleled experience, fortified by our stringent quality standards, positions us as a trusted partner in the realm of Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS).

We're an ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified company, and our adherence to these globally recognized standards attests to our unyielding quest for quality. Our team comprises experts who hold formative training on the latest IPC standards, ensuring that we consistently produce electronic products of the highest caliber.

Our proficiency lies in PCB assembly, offering a spectrum of services ranging from Surface Mount (SMT) to Through-Hole Assembly. From the initial stages of prototyping to high volume pcb assembly, we offer comprehensive solutions to meet client requirements.

At Profab Electronics, we synergize our expertise and experience to deliver high-quality electronic products. Our unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction has established Profab Electronics as a leader in the electronics manufacturing industry. Trust us to bring your technological visions to life.