Electronic Products & Technology

Contract Manufacturing

February 7, 2018 by The Associated Press, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Foxconn incentives cost more than other Wisconsin job deals

Luring a new Foxconn factory will cost the state of Wisconsin more than eight times as much per job as other job-creation deals in the past year, according to a local newspaper analysis.  The Taiwanese company is receiving more than…
February 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Pcb traceability system integrates easily into SMT line

OMRON MICROSCAN SYSTEMS PanelScan user-friendly and easily integrated traceability solution for capturing barcode data from multi-array printed circuit boards at the front-end or mid-stream on any SMT line. The integrated system replaces error-prone manual scanning with a solution that allows…
January 26, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Celestica to acquire Atrenne Integrated Solutions

Acquisition to broaden Celestica’s design and manufacturing capabilities in the aerospace and defense market
January 26, 2018 by Stephen Law

Circuit board plotter produces pcb prototypes

LPKF LASER ProtoMat S103 circuit board plotter for producing printed circuit board prototypes and small batches is configured specifically for RF and microwave requirements. The touchless, pneumatic depth limiter further allows delicate surfaces, soft and flexible substrates to be processed.…
January 25, 2018 by Stephen Law

3D solder paste inspection enables high-speed, accuracy

YAMAHA MOTOR YSi-SP, a high-speed 3D solder paste inspection (SPI) machine enables high-speed, high-accuracy inspection based on firm’s 1-head solution concept for using a single type of head to handle multiple inspections. Unit inspects the print quality (volume, height, area,…
January 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

Mixed signal oscilloscopes deliver 1 GSa/s, 2 channel, 200 MH

B&K PRECISION 2540C series DSO and MSO models provide a front panel that boasts a large 8″ widescreen with 256-level color gradient, 2 analog channels and logic analyzer. The logic analyzer software and 16-channel logic probe are included in the…
January 12, 2018 by Stephen Law

Adhesive boosts automotive board level reliability

ZYMET  UA-3307-B Edgebond adhesive enhances board level reliability in automotive and other harsh environment applications. When BGA’s and WLCSP’s have their corners and edges bonded with this product, the device have passed more than 2000 cycles of -40°C to 125°C…
January 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Automatic X-ray system inspects BGAs, LGAs, THT-components

OMRON VT-X750 Automatic X-ray Inspection system incorporates the latest solution for manufacturers desiring high quality, in-line, automated X-ray inspection on pcbs, containing components such as BGAs or LGAs and through-hole connectors. Unit provides high-precision, X-ray imaging to perform precise and…
January 10, 2018 by Stephen Law

Solder tip cleaner extends product life

METCAL AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner removes oxidation and extends the life of the solder tip. By placing the tip into the opening, the unit senses the tip and automatically activates, saving the operator time. Product provides a replaceable brush system…
January 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

Heat curable corrosion resistant epoxy withstands temps to +260°C

MASTER BOND Supreme 34CA high strength structural epoxy adhesive delivers improved resistance to aggressive chemicals such as acids, bases, solvents and oils. Serviceable from -62°C to +260°C the solvent free formulation has a working life of more than 24 hours…
January 7, 2018 by Stephen Law

Solder cup headers saves space in wire to board applications

MILL-MAX 380-10-1XX-00-002000 (single row) & 480-10-2XX-00-002000 (double row) low profile solder cup headers deliver a 25% reduction in height and are suitable for making wire to board connections where keeping overall height to a minimum is essential. Devices provide a…
January 4, 2018 by Stephen Law

Low-profile board level shielding delivers heights to .060”

TECH-ETCH SlimShield low-profile, two-piece board level shielding line comes with shield heights as low as .060”. Devices have a dimpled cover that snaps into etched holes on the fence. The photo etching process provides complete design freedom and fast delivery.…