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Ucamco is proud to release UcamX v2022.09 and Integr8tor v2022.09. These new versions of our CAM and Pre-CAM software include dozens of additions, new options, fixes and general improvements to increase our customers’s productivity.
UcamX v2022.09 is full of improvements, additions, options and more to keep your CAM department snuggly and cozy over the coming months:
- YELO Mask Adjuster extensions
- Electrical test optimization
- New default ucam.db settings
- Additional Ucam.properties settings
- Optimized Excellon 2 input
- Improved GAR input
Integr8tor v2022.09 holds a host of fixes and code improvements, amongst which:
- NEC layer naming convention added to layer stackup recognition engine
- Drill header recognition engine extensions
- Improved from-to drill span recognition algorithms
UcamX and Integr8tor v2022.09 are now available for download for all maintenance contract users. Customers who wish to upgrade to this version outside of a maintenance contract or wish to take out a maintenance contract, are welcome to contact their local sales channel.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
We recently spoke with Loren Davidson, a senior manufacturing engineer at TTM Technologies in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. In this wide-ranging discussion, Loren details the medium-volume facility’s imaging processes and equipment, a variety of imaging tricks of the trade, and why it’s so important to make decisions based on solid statistical data.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
We recently spoke with longtime I-Connect007 columnist Michael Carano, vice president of quality at Averatek, about pricing strategies for PCB fabricators. We’re seeing some movement in this segment as fabricators, already dealing with some of the tightest profit margins around, find themselves having to either raise their prices or trying to massage more revenue out of their already streamlined processes. We asked Michael for some pricing strategies for fabricators, and he shared a range of options for today’s manufacturers who aren’t afraid to rethink their processes and try new ideas. And, as he says, people will still pay good money for a quality, reliable PCB.
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John Ekis, Rogers Corporation's market segment director for aerospace and defense, discusses the SpeedWave family of low-dielectric constant, ultra-low-loss prepreg materials with excellent filling and bonding characteristics for hybrid multilayer constructions. SpeedWave prepreg is also compatible with FR-4 fabrication processes and lead-free PCB assembly processing. SpeedWave is available in multiple spread and open weave glass style and resin content combinations, and is also compatible with FR-4 fabrication processes and lead-free PCB assembly processing.