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From the Editor's desk: Sustainability in an unsustainable world
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, News

It is probably the case that almost every generation of humans has believed it faces ‘unprecedented’ challenges of one kind or another. Partly this can be put down to us having relatively short ‘cultural’ ...
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South African EMS provider expands capacity with ASM solution
Priben, Jemstech, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


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Cloud ecosystem for design, supply chain and manufacturing stakeholders
EDA Technologies, Design Automation


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Automatic nozzle height adjustment for wave soldering machine
Quamba Technologies, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Most wave soldering systems installed in electronics production processes are equipped with one or two solder nozzles that generate a turbulent wave. This configuration is ideal for most products, however ...
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The basics of RF LNA testing
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

To ensure an LNA design or device performs as designed, there are several ways of evaluating these circuits. Mainly, these measurements are to produce S-parameters, gain, noise figure and linearity figures ...
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High-speed solutions site for 5G and IoT applications
Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


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Graphical framework optimised for STM32 microcontrollers
STMicroelectronics, Design Automation

TouchGFX is an advanced, free-of-charge GUI optimised for STM32 microcontrollers. Taking advantage of the STM32 graphical hardware acceleration, architecture and ecosystem, TouchGFX accelerates the HMI-of-Things ...
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Microtronix revives mothballed Anyview factory
Microtronix Manufacturing, Editor's Choice, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

This state-of-the-art production line is a dual-lane Panasonic line with 16 heads capable of running at well over 1 million placements a day.
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Electronics News Digest
Technews Publishing, News

South Africa A multi-million rand programme to fund research and innovation initiatives in Africa was launched under the Horizon Europe programme during a virtual event held be the Department of Science ...
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Solder paste printer earns CFX validation
Techmet , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

GKG, a specialist manufacturer of SMT solder paste printing machines, announced that its advanced flagship printer model, G-Titan, has met the requirements of IPC-CFX-2591 and officially validated by ...
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Dual-jetting fluid dispensing system
Techmet , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Nordson Electronics Solutions announced the new Asymtek Forte Max fluid dispensing system with high accuracy, dual-valve jetting in two modes, and patented, real-time correction to accommodate skewed ...
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Soldering iron employs tip-heater cartridge
MyKay Tronics, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The TD-100A from PACE Worldwide is an ergonomic soldering iron that maintains the comfort and feel of the original TD-100 handpiece, yet contains many enhancements. The TD-100A’s Cool Touch design features ...
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Electronic shelf label technology improves retail efficiency
NuVision Electronics, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

We all know the universal shopping experience where you’re in line at the grocery store and the cashier makes a request over the intercom asking for a price check on a particular item. If this hasn’t ...
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Samtec demos waveguide technology proof-of-concept
Multimedia, Videos

Samtec presented a proof-of-concept demonstration of its new waveguide technology at this year’s International Microwave Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Regenerative grid simulator
Conical Technologies, Test & Measurement

Itech Electronics has introduced the latest addition to its already expansive range of products, the IT7900 programmable regenerative grid simulator and 4-quadrant AC source. The IT7900, which is ...
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Bottle sprays for manual PCB cleaning
Allan McKinnon & Associates, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

kolb Cleaning Technology, a specialist in fully automated mechanical cleaning processes that are specifically tailored to industry requirements and require as little manpower as possible, has introduced ...
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High-capacity component storage tower
MyKay Tronics, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Mycronic’s near-production MYTower component storage system has been made more versatile thanks to an innovative inventory system – a new range of high-end models that nearly doubles the capacity of previous ...
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3D hybrid AOI system
Truth Electronic Manufacturing, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


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