In this Technical Spotlight video, Teresa Rowe, IPC director of assembly standards, highlights several revisions to IPC J-STD-001F, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610F, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Zentech Manufacturing Inc., an electronics and engineering service firm in Baltimore, Md.
The North American PCB industry is increasing its production and spending more on R&D. Those are just a couple of the upbeat data points in the IPC's 2013-2014 Analysis & Forecast for the PCB Industry in North America report.
IPC presents three conferences in one place, October 28-30, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C. A world-class learning forum for staff, managers, and executives in educational sessions, networking, discussions with subject-matter experts.
Show a technical poster at the industry's premier conference on electronics manufacturing and gain significant visibility for you and your company on your research and knowledge. Deadline for abstracts: November 4, 2014.
Brought to you by IPC and SMTA, the High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference will cover technological developments in all areas of cleaning and coating applied to electronics assemblies.
Perhaps tech manufacturers procrastinate creating detailed disaster-preparedness-and-recovery plans because they think that building collapses and fires happen only in lower-tech industries. Supply Chain
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Engineers have designed a new communication system that uses radio frequency signals as a power source and reuses existing Wi-Fi infrastructure to provide Internet connectivity to battery-free devices. Technology Briefing
We make electronic equipment used in corrosive environments. Experts suggest we use hot air solder leveling (HASL) as a finish on circuit boards instead of immersion gold. What do you suggest? Ask the Experts