Gardien Japan Enhances Test Capabilities with Quad Density Tester


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Gardien, an international provider of independent testing and quality assurance solutions to the PCB industry with operations in 5 countries, has announced the addition of the Kaima GUQMM Quad Density Tester, at its Tokyo Service Centre. No machines bigger than this Quad Density Tester are currently operational in the Japanese market.

Key features of the GUQMM Quad Density Tester

  • Grid density: 50mil
  • Test board area: 488mm x 406mm, the largest test area for the above density in operation in Japan
  • Minimum diameter of pin supported:  0.15mm (3.8mil)

This allows for features with a minimum pitch (pin-to-pin distance) of 10mil (254 µm).

Improved test times

Previously, the Tokyo Service Centre relied on testing with Double Density Grid Testers. The introduction of the Quad Density Grid Tester has significantly improved test times.

Equally importantly, the transition from Double Density Testers to Quad Density Testers is seamless, thanks to the easy reusability of most parts.

Commenting on the availability of the more advanced equipment at its facilities, Masayuki Komatsu, Vice President of Gardien Japan, said, “We are pleased to enhance our capabilities which will most certainly contribute to and benefit our customers.

“The addition of the GUQMM Quad Density Tester positions us uniquely in the market to deliver unmatched testing service.”

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Gardien's trained employees operate the Quad Density Tester in Tokyo

An official distributor of Kaima machines, Gardien uses Kaima testers at its international facilities as well to support the company’s outsourced testing service business.

About The Gardien Group

Gardien is the world’s largest provider of independent testing and QA solutions to the PCB industry with a global footprint across 24 service centers in 5 countries. We cater to the testing and QA needs of the entire spectrum of customers from small family owned PCB shops to large international fabricators. For more information, click here.

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