2020 ▾

25 March 2020: Feature Articles

  • XinaBox – Reaching for the stars
  • All good things come to an end
  • Power delivery over USB Type-C will open up new applications
  • Looking beyond radar, the car’s virtual eye

26 February 2020: Feature Articles

  • Personality profile: Peet Smit
  • Our 5G world in 2025: what to expect, how to make it happen
  • Hybrid capacitors combine the best of both worlds
  • Battery pack design considerations for rechargeable solutions
  • Eliminate risk with proper calibration

29 January 2020: Feature Articles

  • Breaking par for security at ­Woodhill
  • Check out Dataweek’s new-look website
  • Low-noise electronic circuitry enables low-intensity light detection
  • AREI’s plans for 2020
  • Repro installs new SMT production line
  • V2X: The future of vehicle communications

EMP 2020 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook: Feature Articles

  • From the editor's desk: 4IR requires people, too
  • What differentiates EMS companies
  • Process defect guide on QFN/LGA and bottom mounted components
  • How to use spot mask for wave soldering and conformal coating
  • Implementation of environmentally sound cleaning

2019 ▾

25 November 2019: Feature Articles

  • Boom, doom and gloom, or something completely different?
  • Design considerations for powering remote Bluetooth beacons
  • Battery Technologies Conference 2019
  • Products of the Year 2019

23 October 2019: Feature Articles

  • Things are tough for electronics contract manufacturers in SA
  • Quality management based on quality assurance
  • 3D printing and electronics manufacturing
  • Battery design trends for IoT
  • Points to consider when running power supplies from portable generators
  • Developing opportunities around ‘hybrid’ renewable energy power plants

25 September 2019: Feature Articles

  • Hensoldt merges its SA subsidiaries
  • Q&A with iPulse Systems
  • The wireless technologies that will define the IoT era
  • Balancing performance, speed and cost for rugged interconnects

28 August 2019: Feature Articles

  • AREI hosts industry for business breakfast
  • Managing the IoT on an energy budget
  • What can sport teach us about MRO procurement?
  • Li-Fi illuminates the way to higher data rates
  • Big is beautiful: The benefits of large capacitors

31 July 2019: Feature Articles

  • The only constant is change
  • SA security manufacturers going strong
  • Cost-effective tools for makers and small businesses to innovate
  • All in space is not rocket science
  • Rugged Interconnect and Pentek further cement partnership

26 June 2019: Feature Articles

  • AI on a chip
  • Solar-powered bakery developed at UJ
  • Better thermal management enabled by advances in semiconductor packaging

29 May 2019: Feature Articles

  • To ICASA or not to ICASA wireless modules?
  • The ultimate wireless mesh for Industrial IoT in SA?
  • Passive RFID using UHF delivers long-range benefits in the IoT
  • Using a COTS-based SDR platform for streamlined 5G development

30 April 2019: Feature Articles

  • From the editor’s desk: The unseen role of component distributors
  • Is the supply chain broken?
  • Choosing the right connector for harsh environments
  • Connectors 101 for lighting designers

27 March 2019: Feature Articles

  • Load shedding’s toll on electronics manufacturing
  • How to analyse blind via hole failures
  • Avnet hosts another successful technical seminar

27 February 2019: Feature Articles

  • Sharing the power of digital twinning
  • Harvesting kinetic energy to power smart objects
  • Pros and cons of popular battery cell formats
  • Identifying and remedying lead-acid battery failures

30 January 2019: Feature Articles

  • Overcoming the challenges of implementing IIoT technology
  • Wireless charging set to pull the plug on wired technology
  • How a global parcel tracker was brought to life in just three years
  • SA edition of global EMC conference a success

EMP 2019 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook: Feature Articles

  • Eight things to consider when planning a flex or rigid-flex board
  • What you need to know about the Hermes standard
  • Contract electronics manufacturing in SA
  • BGA optical joint inspection criteria and test methods
  • Consumables, tools & accessories selection guide
  • Directory of Suppliers 2019
  • Equipment selection guide