IPC Designs for Excellence in Conjunction with PCB Carolina


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IPC offers a day-long technical education seminar, Design for Excellence (DFX): DFM (design for manufacturing) DFR (design for reliability) DFA (design for assembly), in conjunction with PCB Carolina November 12, Raleigh, N.C., at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center.

Providing a comprehensive review of pitfalls that can occur in assembly and how they often have a direct link to design, the seminar will be led by instructor Dale Lee, senior staff DFX strategy engineer, Plexus Corporation.

Geared toward designers, manufacturing/process engineers, quality and reliability engineers, and managers or technicians involved in the design, fabrication, assembly or testing of printed board assemblies, attendees will learn:

  • The effect of bare board choices on function and reliability of assembly
  • How PCB design complexity impacts on fabrication costs and reliability
  • Limitations of industry standards
  • PCB design effects on assembly: thermal balance, trace routing, via interconnection, Z-axis TCE
  • Impacts of component and PCB warpage/flatness on yields and reliability
  • Impacts of design on process control issues; paste volume, SMT and PTH thermal shock, reflow warpage

“There is a direct connection between the design of a device and complications that may occur in the assembly process,” said Brook Sandy-Smith, IPC technical conference program manager. “This course will shine a light on those opportunities for improvement, taught by a distinguished expert in the field.”

For more information on Design for Excellence (DFX): DFM (Design for Manufacturing) DFR (Design for Reliability) DFA (Design for Assembly) or to register, visit www.ipc.org/DfX-workshop.

About IPC

IPC is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 5,400 member-company sites which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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