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Electronic Component Quality Inspection

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55,000 square feet of secure global

Quality conformance space

Our experienced quality inspectors and engineers provide the industry’s most robust counterfeit avoidance and detection protocols, providing our customers with unmatched supply chain security.

Inspection Process

The journey your product takes before leaving the warehouse

The Velocity Inspection Protocol (VIP) utilizes a holistic approach, combining the industry’s most sophisticated equipment with exceptionally trained quality professionals, to ensure authenticity so you can buy from us with complete confidence.

All incoming product is inspected and stored using Velocity Information System (VIS).

As a recognized leader in counterfeit prevention and quality assurance we are frequent presenters at industry seminars on best practices.

Velocity Electronics Inspection Process

Shipment
Arrival

Verification Inspection

Quality
Inspection

Additional Testing

Shipping Verification

Departs to Customer

Vendor paperwork

Shipping box condition

Checking and Verification

  • Purchase Order Number
  • Number of Cartons/Quantity
  • Part Number
  • MR (Material Receipt) Creation
  • Tracking Number
  • Packaging Condition

Checking and Verification

  • Manufacturer Part Number
  • Manufacturer
  • Date Code
  • Lot Code / Serial Number
  • Quantity
  • Country of Origin
  • Moisture Sensitivity Level
  • Packaging Condition
  • Customer Requirement / Special Shipping Instruction

Inspection and Documentation

  • Label
  • Datasheet
  • Package Dimensions
  • General Visual Inspection
  • Detailed Visual Inspection (ex: markings, body, leads)
  • Marking Permanency Test
  • Acetone Swab Test
  • XRF Lead Finish Evaluation
  • X-ray Test
  • Scrape Test
  • Capacitance, Resistance, Inductance Test

Value Added Testing

  • Decapsulation
  • Solderability
  • Heated Dynasolve
  • 1-Methyl 2-Pyrrolidinone
  • SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope)
  • Electrical

Verification

  • Sales Order Number
  • Part Number
  • Velocity Lot Number
  • Quantity
  • Shipping Method
  • Shipping Terms
  • Customer Requirement / Special Shipping Instruction

We have strong partnerships with global shipping providers

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Globally Trusted

We have dedicated the effort and resources to become certified to more standards than any other independent distributor — showing our commitment to excellence and continual improvement.

ISO 9001 AS9120
Integrated Management
Certification
Austin - Amsterdam - Singapore

Represents the most comprehensive level of Quality Management System certification available. This indicates we have met the requirements for certification in all areas of our quality management processes – purchasing, sales, inspection, storage, distribution, and overall management processes. We are one of only a few distributors that have qualified for this prestigious certification at multiple locations, and even fewer have done so on different continents.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/AS9120-ISO9001_2023.pdf
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AS6081
Counterfeit Parts Program
Certification
Austin - Amsterdam - Singapore

The foremost fraudulent/counterfeit components avoidance and mitigation standard. This confirms our commitment to quality and ensures our customers that we have the tools and processes in place to protect them from fraudulent and counterfeit parts. We are one of only a few distributors that have qualified for this prestigious certification; and the only one to have done so on different continents.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/AS6081_2021.pdf
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ISO/IEC 17020
Inspection Body
Certification

Velocity is the first distributor to earn accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020, a standard used to accreditate law enforcement forensics laboratories and other inspection laboratories. Our accreditation to this standard certifies our Inspectors and Quality Managers possess the experience, expertise, professional judgement, impartiality and integrity to inspect product thoroughly, to standard, and with consistent and reliable results.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/ISO17020_2022.pdf
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ANSI ESD S20.20
ESD Control Program
Certification
Austin - Amsterdam - Singapore

Indicates our material handling and distribution processes adhere to the ESD standards to protect components from damage caused by electrostatic discharge. We are one of only a few distributors that have qualified for this prestigious certification at multiple inspection and distribution centers; and even fewer have done so on different continents.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/ANSI-ESD-S20.20-_2021.pdf
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ISO 14001
Environmental Management
Certification
Austin

Indicates that Velocity’s operations stringently protect our environment.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/ISO14001_2022.pdf
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ISO 45001
Health and Safety
Certification
Austin

Indicates that Velocity’s operations stringently protect the occupational health and safety of our employees.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ISO-45001_2022.pdf
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GIDEP
Government-Industry Data Exchange Program
Membership

A cooperative activity between government and industry participants seeking to reduce or eliminate expenditures of resources by sharing technical information. As a member of GIDEP, we have access to information such as the names of companies that have sold suspect counterfeit product and the details of those shipments — allowing us to use that information in our supplier selection.

https://www.gidep.org/
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SAE International
Connecting Engineers
Membership

A global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. It has developed widely-recognized industry standards such as AS9120 and AS6081.

https://www.sae.org/
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ESD
Global Static Control Standards
Membership

A professional association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) avoidance.

https://www.esda.org/
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ERAI
Supply Chain Risk Mitigation
Membership

A global information services organization that monitors, investigates and reports issues affecting the global electronics supply chain. We use the information ERAI provides in our supplier selection process.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/ERAI-Certificate-of-Membership_2021.pdf
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COGD
Component Obsolescence Group Germany
Membership

The Component Obsolescence Group Germany is an industry group comprised of like-minded professionals dedicated to managing obsolescence. We participate in the group to add to the group’s body of knowledge and to learn from other members.

https://velocityelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/COGD-Velocity_2021.pdf
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afnor Groupe
Supply Chain Standardization Experts
Membership

An international services delivery network that revolves around four core competency areas: standardization, certification, industry press and training. As a member of AFNOR, we are able to secure your supply chain with most recent certifications, audits and experience within the military and aerospace spatial industry.

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Proprietary Software Suite

Velocity Information System (VIS) is our secure globally integrated ERP software for optimal automation

Seamlessly integrates real-time internal and external information across the company’s global organization. VIS also facilitates customer requirements with our procurement system, giving us access to 92% of the worldwide inventory. By streamlining this process, Velocity is able to meet the needs of every electronic component buyer in a timely manner.

VIS combines all aspects of our business, including material sourcing and inspections, data driven supplier rating system, customer planning, sales, CRM, inventory management, fulfillment, and accounting.

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Your trusted global electronic components distributor and sourcing partner