This lot clearly showed blacktopping material in the mould cavity. These should be completely clean. In this cavity there is actually a country of origin mark which is hard to read due to the paint covering it.
Robb Hammond is the President of AERI and the former chair of the Aerospace Industry’s Counterfeit Electronic Components Mitigation Standard for independent distributors, AS6081, which has become one of the industry’s most respected documents, as well as being adopted by the Department of Defense. Robb is one of the foremost thought leaders in the industry on counterfeit detection and speaks regularly at conferences around the globe.