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Lean, Mean Dual-Lane Machines

Featured Article

Lean, Mean Dual-Lane Machines

The latest screen printing platforms unlock more of the potential from dual-lane processing.

Simultaneous demands to enhance flexibility while increasing utilisation and overall throughput apply to manufacturers operating at virtually any point in the mix-volume continuum: capacity must work hard to deliver the required return. As these lean manufacturing principles hold sway from the US and Europe to the Far East, no modern assembler has a second to spare.

Credit/Source: DEK


Featured Auction
The Mark III Reflow System

Pb Free Reflow Oven

Maintenance free. Lowest nitrogen and electrical usage. Integrated Cpk soft-
ware at no charge! »»

Manufacturer: Heller


Assembly Viewer Software

Used to quickly find components, pin, shorts between traces, etc. »»

Manufacturer: Unisoft

Featured Auction

Kimball Electronics - Surplus Assets from a World Class PCB Manufacturer


Sale Type: Online Auction

Sale Open: Tue, Jan. 15, 1:00 AM PST

Sale Ends: Wed, Jan. 16, 5:00 PM PST

Location of Assets: Gaylord, MI, USA

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Featured Video Best Inc

MELF Removal-Tweezer Method
(1 min. 38 sec.)


BEST Instructors have put to video demonstrations of common hand soldering skills. These are not designed to be in place of live one on one training where repetitive skills and subsequent one on one feedback is given. Rather they are quick refreshers designed to be viewed if a specific skill has not been practiced in a while.

Watch Video...


ESD ID badges

Posted by adlsmt

We are trying to find an ESD safe laminate to make ID badges that we can scan bar codes through. Anyone using anything like that?...»»

Amkor Fusion Quad

Posted by SteveK

Does anyone have any experience with the Amkor Fusion Quad package? I'm wondering about the coverage of the heatsink slug and it floating the interior leadless terminations apart... »»

Reflow Profiling Question...

Posted by operator

I read AIMs article "Time Above Liquidus". It was very informative and a good read. One thing that the article didn't touch on, that is a mystery to me... »»

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PCB Repair & Rework

Seminar/Course | Precision PCB Services, Inc

Mon, January 07, 2008 | Oroville, CA, USA

In this two day course students will learn how to repair surface mount pads, BGA pads, finger contacts, traces, laminate... »»

Free Reflow Profiling Webinar

Conference | Heller Industries Inc.

Thu, January 17, 2008 | Online

Success Starts with the Right Profile. Join the leader in oven technology for the latest in thermal profiling information... »»


Trade Show/Exhibition | Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.

Wed, January 16, 2008 | Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

Exhibition Featuring all Lines of Test, Inspection and Measurement Systems for SMT, IC Packaging and Board Manufacturing... »»

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Career Center

Lead Supplier Quality Engineer- Fluid Systems

General Electric

Schenectady, NY, USA

Responsible for supplier quality for assigned Fluid Systems. Complete Supplier qualifications as required assuring that assigned suppliers have capability... »»

Engineering Technician


Sugarland, TX, USA

Creates programs using CircuitCAM, or manually, for Automated Placement, Inspection, and Test machines used in the manufacturing of printed circuit boards... »»

Process Engineer

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Pullman, WA, USA

The ideal candidate will be able to assist management to specify, evaluate, recommend and conduct acceptance tests on electronic assembly process equipment...»»

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Industry Associations


SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies. Membership Info

SMTA Certification for SMT Processes and Six Sigma Green Belt


Next Event: Medical Electronics Symposium


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. Membership Info

Standards & Publications

Online Store

Next Event: IPC/JEDEC Seminar: The Challenges of Going Green held in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show

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