Solder paste stencil inspection and hybrid emulsion screen inspection with Gerber creation and generation

By: Scancad  11-11-2011
Keywords: Screens, Software Package, Stencil


ScanSTENCIL is a fully integrated, stand-alone process control, measurement and inspection workstation for use after solder paste stencil and hybrid emulsion screen fabrication or other machined, etched or laser cut operations.

ScanSTENCIL uses a PC Windows based software package integrated with a high-resolution, calibrated, A3 size flatbed scanner. This combination allows inspection of both stencils and screens for accuracy and the ability to inspect 100% for absence/presence and correct size of apertures.


ScanSTENCIL adds flexibility to the stencil and screen inspection process. Utilizing its calibrated scanner, ScanSTENCIL inputs stencils, screens, silver or diazo film, mylar images, artwork, technical drawings, actual PCBs or original hand-taped designs. With these inputs, ScanSTENCIL is able to verify cut stencils & screens for accuracy, size and blockage, stretch, as well as producing necessary Gerber data for stencil & screen production.


Tired of using slow manual measurement and inspection methods? ScanSTENCIL offers various functions that quickly and automatically create necessary Gerber and verification data:

  • Absence/Presence of Apertures
  • Confirm Proper Aperture Shape and Size
  • Compare Stencil/Screen vs. Gerber
  • Compare Stencil/Screen vs. Stencil/Screen
  • Compare Stencil/Screen vs. PCB
  • Confirm Proper Aperture Position
  • Create Stencil Files from Boards/Films
  • Automatic Inspection Accuracy Level Detection

All variables come together in a virtual system before production!


  • Scan Stencils, Screens, Film or PCB's
  • Verifiable Image Alignment
  • Automatic Raster to Gerber Alignment
  • Compare new Stencils and Screens against Gerber image or actual PCBs for errors
  • Verify aperture sizes to 0.0005" and aperture absence/presence as small as 0.002" (0.050mm)
  • Highlight D-Codes
  • Check Gerber Image against Scanned Image
  • Compare Gerber Image against Gerber Image
  • Design Rule Check
  • Pad Recognition: Circle, square, oval, rectangle
  • Pads on Grid.
  • Local Micro Alignment (LMA)
  • Multi-Color Display
  • Multi-Level Zoom Function
  • Edit Accuracy: 0.0001" (0.00254mm)
  • Customized Aperture Tables
  • Snap-to: Pad Center
  • Snap-to-Grid: Pads
  • Multi-Layer Display
  • Macros: Create & Store
  • Automatic Text Function
  • Metric or Inch
  • Pass/Fail Inspection Report
  • Rework File Generation
  • Gerber Files (274D & 274X)
  • Comprehensive Aperture Tables
  • Stencil Files
  • Solder Mask
  • Pad Master
  • Silkscreen
  • HP-GL
  • DXF
  • PCX and TIFF
  • Panelized Images

Keywords: Screens, Software Package, Solder Paste, Stencil, Stencil Fabrication, Windows Based Software,

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