#ndt X-rays are widely used to inspect solder joints in the electronics industry. Environmental concerns related to the impact of lead waste led the electronics industry to reduce or eliminate the use of lead in their manufacturing processes in 2007. Due to reliability concerns related to the use of lead-free solders in mission critical products, military and aerospace companies have been temporarily exempt from this requirement. However, as the availability of commercially available lead parts becomes scarce, s
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