OnBoard Technology

  • IEC Main

    Mapping strategies for tomorrow’s smart factory

    What will the factory of the future look like and how will it be put into action? There are manufacturing paradigms and new smart initiatives worldwide that demonstrate needs, benefits, concepts and preconditions for tomorrow’s…

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  • Industry 4.0: impact on supply chains

    In a sector that has seen introverted evolution during the past 30 years, electronics manufacturing sees the emergence of Industry 4.0, with issues behind it that makes significant change to the PCB electronics industry inevitable.…

  • Linxens steps forward in making smartcards more sustainable with Folienwerk Wolfen’s rPETG

    Technology company, Linxens, providing component-based solutions for secure connections and authentication, promotes a range of recycled, renewable, and recyclable materials compatible with current smartcard processes, EcoLAM®. In partnership with plastic film manufacturer, Folienwerk Wolfen, the company has announced its first…

  • Designing through transmission laser welding

    Laser plastic welding is a method of bonding two or more thermoplastic components together and today’s designers and engineers can benefit from understanding transmission laser welding of plastics – particularly surrounding the concept and design…

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    Latest issue now online

    The latest edition of Sustainable Development Magazine & OnBoard Technology is now available online.    

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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…

  • Mentor main

    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…