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Agilent 5DX End-Of-Support date in Jun-2018

The  Keysight Techonologies as annunced the date of  AXI End-Of-Support (EOS) date is Jun-2018, As with all aged hardware, many service parts have been obsoleted and are no longer available for purchase.  No trade parts services will be offered after 31-Jun-2018 as the 5DX service parts inventory.

K.A.V. System Engineering supports companies that still have 5dx systems and they may need parts for them. K.A.V. System Engineering has a consistent number of spare parts available and ready to ship for your 5dx warehouse.

See the X-Ray Spare Parts section

What are the 5dx x-ray systems

The 5DX was an automated X-ray inspection robot, which belonged to the set of automated test equipment robots and industrial robots utilizing machine vision. The 5DX was manufactured by Hewlett Packard, then later Agilent Technologies when HP was split into Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies in 1999. The 5DX performed a non-destructive structural test using X-ray laminography (tomography) to take 3D images of an assembled printed circuit board using 8-bit grayscale to indicate solder thickness. It was used in the assembled printed circuit board (PCB) electronics manufacturing industry to provide process feedback to a surface mount technology assembly line, as well as defect capture.

The 5DX was one of several tools used by many companies in the electronics manufacturing services sector to provide a means of inspecting both the visible and hidden solder connections between the printed circuit boards and components attached to those printed circuit boards. These solder connections (also known as solder joints) are referred to as PCB interconnects.