The global non-destructive testing market size was valued at USD 14.8 billion in 2019 and is expected to witness a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 6.5 percent over the forecast period of 2020-2027. The rise in manufacturing activities amongst the developing and the developed nations is estimated to drive the non-destructive testing (NDT) market over the forecast period.
Furthermore, technological innovations have led to the development of advanced non-destructive testing processes with improved fault detection and safety. Furthermore, increasing awareness amongst the manufacturers regarding the use of non-destructive testing is expected to improve the penetration of NDT techniques over the forecast period.
Scanning acoustic microscopy (SAM) Scanning acoustic microscopy (SAM) is a non-destructive technique that can be used to image the internal features of a specimen. SAM is highly sensitive to the presence of delaminations, and can detect delaminations of sub-micron thickness, which are difficult to detect using X-ray radiography. SAM is an important tool for detecting popcorn cracking/delamination, die attach voiding, evaluating flip chip underfill integrity, and lid seal integrity in hermetically sealed packages. Ceramic direct bond substrates may be inspected for delamination using SAM. This technique may also be used to determine the thickness of an internal layer of material.
'OKOS is a premier manufacture of Scanning Acoustic Microscopy and Industrial Ultrasonic NDT systems, tailored towards Failure Analysis and Reliability. Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Imaging is widely used in Electronics Manufacturing, Aerospace and Metal/Alloy/Composite manufacturers and end-users. OKOS offers stock products and custom solutions to meet specific customer needs. Designed and manufactured in USA with highly qualified local support in India, our products increase customer ROI”, states Rodolfo Cruz, SAM Expert at OKOS.