Electronic Products & Technology

Production / Materials

April 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Robotic soldering system reduces risk, boosts productivity

EMX ENTERPRISES Metcal CV Robotic Soldering System reduces risk and increases productivity by combining firm’s patented CV technology with a new Smart Interface System. Product reduces unnecessary dwell time by signalling to the system to move to the next solder…
April 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

SMT rework system serves wide range of pcb assemblies

AIR-VAC ENGINEERING AVX1000 high performance SMT rework system is suitable for a wide range of pcb assemblies. The fully-automated platform provides precision motion control for all rework, placement and site cleaning procedures. Components from 01005’s to 125mm BGA’S can easily…
April 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Thermal solution material for pcb fabrication

RISHO AC-7303 Copper Clad Laminate (CCL) thermal solution material for pcb fabrication is made with an Al base ideal for high-thermal pcbs. Product provides a thermal conductivity of 3W/mK; an extremely low modulus (1/10 that of conventional material); and a…
April 11, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH trade shows coming to Montreal, Ottawa this month

EPTECH's table-top style of exhibit is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada
April 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Peelable TIM formulation simplifies assembly rework

HENKEL Bergquist TGF 1500RW gap filler material provides the rare advantage of thermal interface material (TIM) reworkability without sacrifices in thermal conductivity or automation performance. Product extends even greater process flexibility and post-assembly adaptability. Material is a one-part, cure-in-place liquid…
April 7, 2018 by Stephen Law

Industrial soldering station is ESD safe

NTE ECG model J-SSA-1 is an Analog 75W, ESD safe Industrial Soldering Station provides rapid heating, fast temperature compensation and stable temperature control. Unit comes with a sturdy black metal stand with sponge and delivers an adjustable temperature range: 200°C…
April 5, 2018 by Kara Manke, Duke University

Conductive ‘felt’ enables stretchable, twistable wires for wearables

The exercise-tracking power of a Fitbit may soon jump from your wrist and into your clothing. Researchers are seeking to embed electronics such as fitness trackers and health monitors into our shirts, hats, and shoes. But no one wants stiff…
April 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Heavy-duty degreaser is non-flammable

MICROCARE HDD19A heavy-duty degreaser is a super-strong non-flammable multipurpose product engineered to be fast drying, leaving no white residue. Cleaner also saves time, as no rinsing is required, saving cleaning costs. While not directly focused on the electronics industry, product…
April 2, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada

The series is operated by EP&T, Canada’s information leader for electronics engineers and designers.
March 31, 2018 by Stephen Law

Maintenance-free X-ray inspects pcb production

NORDSON DAGE Quadra 3 X-ray inspection system is specifically designed for high-quality X-ray inspection in printed circuit board assembly production applications using firm’s QuadraNT sealed X-ray tube, which requires no regular maintenance. Delivering uninterrupted operation at 0.95µm, unit is suitable…
March 30, 2018 by Stephen Law

Smart camera provides four times processing power

OMRON MICROSCAN HAWK MV-4000 high-performance smart camera provides four times the processing power and six times the frame rate of the previous generation, making it a powerful option for all automation needs. PanelScan is optimized specifically for capturing barcode data…
March 29, 2018 by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, research director, IDTechEx

Conductive inks ride emerging market trends

The conductive ink industry has had a successful year largely thanks to China-fuelled rapid growth in the photovoltaic industry, which surpassed even the most optimistic projections. This rising tide lifted the entire industry up, papering over weaknesses and turning last year into…