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SMTnet Express, February 25, 2021, Subscribers: 27,591, Companies: 11,297, Users: 26,495

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Fracture Toughness Analysis of Epoxy-Recycled Rubber-Based Composite Reinforced with Graphene Nanoplatelets for Structural Applications in Automotive and Aeronautics

This study proposes a new design of lightweight and cost-efficient composite materials for the aeronautic industry utilizing recycled fresh scrap rubber, epoxy resin, and graphene nanoplatelets (GnPs). After manufacturing the composites, their bending strength and fracture characteristics were ...

Credits: Université Paris-Saclay

Fracture Toughness Of Thermally Conductive Adhesives

Thermally conductive adhesives provide many advantages over traditional mechanical fastening techniques. Specifically, they use less material and space and are more amenable to automation than existing solutions. The thermal and mechanical properties of these materials are well understood but ...

Credits: Henkel Electronic Materials

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Panasonic MV2C pick and place -- I need help. I have a old panasert MV2C pick and place machine that was working great until we had to shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and now everything is off. We had the system data saved but even after we restored everything from Japanese to English the machine has been acting funny.

Barcode pcbs for traceability -- We are looking to barcode our pcbs for industry 4.0 traceability. We have a fairly new laser that we use for other operations like case marking and would like to use this to mark a 2D barcode on the PCB surface for the SMT equipment to be able to scan. Our Engineers are having troubles ...

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SCS ParyFree�� Meets ISO 10993 Biocompatibility Testing Requirements

Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (SCS) announced todaythat its newest Parylene variant, ParyFree��, complies with ISO 10993 biocompatibility testing requirements. ParyFree's conformance demonstrates its ability to serve as a biocompatible surface for direct and indirect tissue contact, and suitability for use in many critical medical applications, including medical electronics.... | Specialty Coating Systems

PDR Celebrates 15 Year Partnership with ACI Technologies, Offering Product Demonstration Capabilities during COVID

PDR, a leading manufacturer of BGA rework systems, test, and X-ray inspection systems since 1985, today announced its 15-year partnership with ACI Technologies as a Demonstration and Technology Center partner for its rework systems.... | PDR-America

Murray Percival Co. Awarded 'Rep of the Year' by MIRTECUSA

The Murray Percival Company today announced that they have been named as MIRTEC USA's rep of the year for their sales in 2020.... | Murray Percival

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