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    Eliminating access problems in assembly development

    There are considerations in electronic assembly design which apply at the development phase for test points to be put in place by designers of printed circuit boards. New test technologies are helping overcome some of…

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    Mandating material control

    Emerging European models to retain competitiveness sees Industry 4.0 as Germany’s newest drive to build industrial strength. One of the key principles behind it is flexibility of planning, to be able to quickly adjust production…

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    Safeguarding electronics

    Insights into the battle against counterfeit semiconductor products, which is vital to ensuring safety and control in electronics manufacturing. As with every type of product, ranging from jewelry to wine to currency, semiconductor products can…

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    Selective soldering in an optimized nitrogen atmosphere

    In PCB circuit assemblies the trend is moving to more SMD components with finer pitch connections. The majority of the assemblies still have a small amount of through hole (THT) components. Some of them cannot…

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    Advanced electronic substrates for miniaturized applications

    There is a strong desire to develop advanced packaging that can meet the growing demand for miniaturization, high-speed performance, and flexibility for handheld, portable, in vivo, and implantable devices. Tampering of electronic components is a…

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    Increasing solder reliability at elevated temperatures

    Automotive electronics manufacturers are facing significant challenges with respect to the thermo-mechanical reliability requirements of solder joints. First, there is the increasing harshness of the operating environment as electronic control modules are placed closer to…

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    Industry Comment
    from OnBoard Technology

    In 2014, the EIPC (European Institute of Printed Circuits) hosted the 13th Electronic Circuits World Convention (ECWC13) from 7 – 9 May alongside SMT Hybrid Packaging which took place from 6 – 8 May in…

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    Electronics Day, Nuremberg 2014 –
    Final Report

    Where the industry stands today in the face of disruptive business models and technologies that revolutionize manufacturing. Members of the Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing (SEM) Working Group convened at the “Electronics Day” held at SMT in…

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    Electronics Manufacturing News

    A round-up of industry news from OnBoard Technology´s editorial focus covering high-level assembly design, production technologies and equipment. Subjects of interest include Advanced Materials, SBU, MIDs, Area Array, Flip-Chip, MCMs, HDI, HDP, Leadfree Soldering and more…

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    A Multi-channel Media Initiative

    As the most comprehensive multi-channel media initiative dedicated to the electronics manufacturing industry, Sustainable Development and OnBoard Technology provide an integrated editorial platform for your digital and print campaigns surrounding materials, tools and equipment for design,…