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SMTnet Express, October 25, 2018, Subscribers: 31,412, Companies: 11,067, Users: 25,314

Technical Library

Durable Conductive Inks and SMD Attachment for Robust Printed Electronics

Leonard Allison; Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

Polymer Thick Film (PTF)-based printed electronics (aka Printed Electronics) has improved in durability over the last few decades and is now a proven alternative to copper circuitry in many applications once thought beyond the capability of PTF circuitry. This paper describes peak performance and areas for future improvement.

Forum search results for related keywords: PTF. conductive inks.

SMT / PCB Products




Hand Assembly

Virtual Industries


SlingShot Assembly


GPD Global

Pick & Place




Coating Equipment

Nordson Asymtek

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Seika Machinery



Solder Paste Stencils

BEST, Inc.

SMT / PCB Equipment Auctions

Complete Closure of 150,000 ft. sq. CNC Maching and SMT Facility

Nov. 6 - 7 | X-Line Asset Management

Online SMT Auction

Nov. 1 - 7 | Baja Bid

Over 1,500 Lots From Denso Wireless Systems

Nov. 7 - 8 | Maynards Industries

Electronic Equipment Mart

Pemtron TROI-5700HL

SPI / Solder Paste Inspection

LEL Semi

Assembleon AX-501

Pick and Place/Feeders

Capital Equipment Exchange

DEK Horizon 02i

Screen Printers

IBE SMT Equipment

Mydata MY9 Only 5000USD

Pick and Place/Feeders

KD Electronics Ltd.

PCB Conveyors


JMW Enterprises

Accuflex Screen Printer

Screen Printers

X-Line Asset Management

Events Calendar

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) | October 23 - 25 | SMTA

High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference | November 13 - 15 | IPC

PCB Cleaning Webinar Series | ZESTRON Corporation

Training Courses

IPC Training & Certification Courses

Soldering & PCB Rework Courses

Career Center

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Industry Associations Events


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 | Bookstore | Upcoming Events


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 | Training & Certification | Online Store | Upcoming Events

Technical Editor - Davef (submit your technical articles)

Newsletter Editor - Anna Girouard, 98 Elm Street, Portland, Maine 04101 USA, Tel.207-780-0887.


Used PCB Assembly Equipment - CE Exchange

Experience the Blackfox Difference - Premier IPC Training & Certification Center

AUCTION: Over 1,500 Lots From Denso Wireless Systems

Software for PCB Manufacturing - Unisoft

AUCTION: MyData, DEK, Assembleon, Cyberoptics & more...

Speedprint SP700avi inline SMT screen printer

Saki's 3D inspection and measurement systems support QUALITY-DRIVEN PRODUCTION.

Innovative aqueous and solvent based technologies for cleaning PCBs

Rework Made Easy - Guided processes with computer aided alignment and 3900W of power - Ersa HR 550 Rework Station

QWIKTRAY - custom component handling matrix tray - Count on Tools

MIRTEC MV 6 OMNI High-Speed / High-Performance 3D AOI MACHINE.

Vacuum Tweezers - pick up small components with ease

NEW Fully featured benchtop dispenser - GPD Global

HELLER - Choose an Oven for Your Reflow Needs - Rework Tools

KIC - Making Reflow Ovens Smarter

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