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Registration is now open for the IPC Fall Standards Development Meetings, which will once again be co-located with SMTA International, to be held on September 16–21 in Rosemont, Illinois.
The IPC Standard Development Committees cover a range of topics, including:
- Assembly & Joining
- Assembly Equipment
- Base Materials
- Cleaning & Coating
- Electronic Documentation Technology
- Electronic Product Data Description
- Embedded Devices
- Environment, Health and Safety
- Fabrication Processes
- Flexible and Rigid-Flex Printed Boards
- High Speed/High Frequency Interconnections
- Packaged Electronic Components
- Printed Board Design Technology
- Printed Electronics
- Process Control
- Product Assurance
- Product Reliability
- Rigid Printed Boards
- Terms and Definitions
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If you wait for a Tom Peters book the way some people (myself included) wait for a new Stephen King novel, then you’re in luck because Tom finally has a new book and it’s a winner. This book covers a myriad of topics in pure Tom Peters fashion. Who but Peters could bring good old meat and potatoes common sense logic to this fast-moving new world order of social media and techno faux-communications?
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Part 2 of I-Connect007 Technical Editor Pete Starkey's article on the recent EIPC 50th Anniversary Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, continues with recap of technical presentations by Emma Hudson, Shannon Juan, Alex Ippich, and Russell Morgan. Read on.
Stig Källman, ERICSSON with Happy Holden, I-CONNECT007
The material toolbox idea first came up when I saw the IPC appendix list for standard 1-ply stack-ups. The idea is to make a very simple bill of materials, specifications and notes, and possibly use the same prepreg/resin in the laminate and in the core.