Electronics Assembly Knowledge, Vision & Wisdom
Operations, Productivity, Supply << Page 1 of 12 >>
These programs cover overall operations, plan productivity, issues with the supply chain and more.

Programs are sorted by published date, most recent first.
Directory Search        


Program Search        
Ask the Experts
Confused About IPC-A-610 Class 2 vs. Class 3
We need some clarification about IPC-A-610. The Class used in Aircraft has nothing to do with IPC-A-610. Where did this thinking come from?
Ask the Experts
A Review of Industry Terminology and Acronyms
A Review of Industry Terminology and Acronyms
What does the term BTC refer to? The Assembly Brothers talk about uniformity of terminology and the industry's acronyms. The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, discuss this in detail sharing their industry expertise.
Board Talk
High Thermal, High Temperature Interconnects for Ultra High Power LEDs
High Thermal, High Temperature Interconnects for Ultra High Power LEDs
For high performance applications, ultra-high power offers cost reduction through fewer LEDs, smaller PCBs, smaller heat sinks and lighter load bearing.
Production Floor
Long Term Component Storage
Long Term Component Storage
We need to store SMD components for at least 10 years. What do you recommend for a humidity and temperature settings? The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, discuss this question and provide some insight.
Board Talk
Lean Flow on the SMT Factory Floor
How can a Lean, agile SMT operation be sustained by turning existing engineering programming and planning functions "upside down"?
Production Floor
Cost Comparison of Complex PCB Fabrication
Cost Comparison of Complex PCB Fabrication
The authors present an alternative to sequential lamination for fabricating complex PCBs, where conductive paste is used as interconnect between cores.
Production Floor
Ask the Experts
Which Term To Use - PWB or PCB?
Is there any real difference between the terms Printed Wire Board and Printed Circuit Board? Which do you recommend?
Ask the Experts
Ask the Experts
Soldering Station Calibration
We were told that our soldering stations do not require calibration. Should all soldering stations be calibrated and re-calibrated after some point?
Ask the Experts
Ask the Experts
Through-Hole Component Phase Out
How long will the industry continue to use through-hole components? I can envision connectors being used, but what about other component types?
Ask the Experts
The Quest for Reliability Standards
The Quest for Reliability Standards
Many methods simulate end-use characteristics of equipment, but a clear understanding is required to differentiate between the methods.
Analysis Lab
Operations, Productivity, Supply << Page 1 of 12 >>