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SMTnet Express, March 28, 2019, Subscribers: 31,785, Companies: 10,728, Users: 25,906

Technical Library

Database Driven Multi Media Work Instructions

Credits: Optimal Electronics Corporation

Work instructions are time consuming to generate for engineers, often requiring regeneration from scratch to address very minor changes. They need to be produced in varying levels of detail, with varying guidelines, for multiple stations, operators and lines. Minor component, station or process changes � down to the modification of an individual BOM component � can cause headaches when attempting to maintain consistency across multiple work instructions that are touched by the change. The solution presented here improves efficiency and saves engineering time by making use of a database driven approach...

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Including: 6 SMT and Insertion Lines, 800 Lots of Test, R&D, IT & Ancillary Equipment & Component Stock & more...

April 29 - May 1 | X-Line Asset Management

Electronic Equipment Mart


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LEL Semi

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Screen Printers

Capital Equipment Exchange

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Board Cleaners

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Events Calendar

Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference | April 2 - 4 | SMTA

IPC High Reliability Forum | May 14 - 16 | IPC

PCB Cleaning Webinar Series | ZESTRON Corporation

Training Courses

IPC Training & Certification Courses

Soldering & PCB Rework Courses

Career Center

Electronics Experts Needed - Contract Jobs

offered by: Performance Review Institute

An excellent contract job opportunity for consultants or recent retirees

Do you have experience in some or all of these processes: Printed Boards, Printed Board Assemblies, or Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies? We have ELECTRONICS AUDITOR positions available now!

US and International Travel, Flexible scheduling, Competitive compensation and travel expenses...

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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.


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

Software for PCB Manufacturing - Unisoft

Quality Pre-Owned SMT Eequipment - Robo-Tek

Hioki 1240 Flying Probe Tester - ultra-high speed measuring, fine pitch inspection.

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Experience the Blackfox Difference - Premier IPC Training & Certification Center

Used SMT Equipment - IBE

2019 PCB Cleaning Webinars - SMT, THT, and semiconductor learning opportunities

Custom SMT Nozzles and Tools - Count on Tools - Rework Tools

Selective Conformal Coating System - GPD impleCoat

HELLER - Choose an Oven for Your Reflow Needs

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