IPC-A-610G: Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies


IPC-A-610 is the most widely used electronics assembly acceptance document.

Purpose The visual standards in this document reflect the requirements of existing IPC and other applicable specifications. In order for the user to apply and use the content of this document, the assembly/product should comply with other existing IPC requirements, such as IPC-7351, IPC-2220-FAM, IPC-6010-FAM and IPC-A-600. If the assembly does not comply with these or with equivalent requirements, the acceptance criteria shall be defined between the customer (User) and Supplier.

The illustrations in this document portray specific points noted in the title of each page. A brief description follows each illustration. It is not the intent of this document to exclude any acceptable procedure for component placement or for applying flux and solder used to make the electrical connection, however, the methods used shall produce completed solder connections conforming to the acceptability requirements described in this document.

In the case of a discrepancy, the description or written criteria always takes precedence over the illustrations.

Standards may be updated at any time, including with the use of amendments. The use of an amendment or newer revision is not automatically required.



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IPC-A-610G is the most widely used electronics assembly acceptance document. Updated with participants from 17 countries providing input and expertise, this document brings the latest criteria along with many new and revised graphics to the industry. This is a must-have for inspectors, operators and others with an interest in the acceptance criteria for electronic assemblies. IPC-A-610G is developed in synergy with J-STD-001G, and for the first time with this revision, IPC/WHMA-A-620C.