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Indium compounds have a broad variety of uses
26 May 2021, Techmet
Perhaps the most widely recognised compound of indium is indium-tin oxide (ITO). This ubiquitous compound is a transparent conductive oxide used in almost all flat panel displays and touchscreen devices. ...

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Print-and-apply cable labelling machines
23 June 2021, Grafo Wiremarkers Africa t/a Brady South Africa
If you’re still using old technology, the time to get work done seems to disappear. Old processes slow you down, rework creates bottlenecks and errors can bring things to a full stop. One of the ways ...

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Component counters on sale until end of June
23 June 2021, MyKay Tronics
Scienscope, a leading American supplier of cabinet style micro-focus X-ray systems, announced a new promotional sale valid until 30 June 2021, on two of its component management systems: the AXC- 800 ...

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Single-beam component placement machine
23 June 2021, Techmet
The AM100 component placement machine maintains the high standards for capability, flexibility and reliability that customers expect from Panasonic in a cost-effective, incrementally scalable, high-mix ...

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Efficiently track assets with custom RFID labels
26 May 2021, Grafo Wiremarkers Africa t/a Brady South Africa
Brady Corporation can design the optimal RFID labelling solution for asset tracking and inventory management to fit any surface. Customisable RFID label components include RFID antennas, chips, optional ...

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Indium introduces new ball-attach flux
26 May 2021, Techmet
Indium continues to expand its flux portfolio with WS-823 – a one-step ball grid array (BGA) ball-attach flux designed to eliminate the costly and warpage-inducing prefluxing step, especially on Cu-OSP ...

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Incoming material stations
26 May 2021, MyKay Tronics
Scienscope introduced two new Reel Smart incoming material stations (IMS), the Reel Smart Lite (IMS-100) and Reel Smart Pro (IMS-200). The integration and management of components are critical when trying ...

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SMT China Vision Award for CyberOptics’ multi-function system
28 April 2021, Truth Electronic Manufacturing
CyberOptics was awarded a 2021 SMT China Vision Award in the category of ‘Inspection – SPI’ for its SQ3000 multi-function system for AOI (automatic optical inspection), SPI (solder paste inspection) and ...

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Yamaha opens SMT virtual reality showroom
31 March 2021, Truth Electronic Manufacturing
Yamaha Motor Robotics’ SMT Section has opened the Yamaha SMT Virtual Reality Showroom, an efficient way to experience the latest technology for electronics assembly, inspection and component handling. ...

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Take an SMT IQ test with Indium’s Dr Lasky
28 April 2021
Indium Corporation’s Dr Ron Lasky, senior technologist, professor of engineering and director of the Lean Six Sigma programme at Dartmouth College, has created a new SMT IQ Test for new or veteran industry ...

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Strength to the tech industry despite the pandemic
31 March 2021, Omnigo
“Although the future seems uncertain, history has shown that through adversity, innovation flourishes. We remain cautiously optimistic about the future of this industry.”

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Complete guide to DIY SMT assembly in your office
31 March 2021, EDA Technologies
Altium’s Mark Harris, the author of the above-titled article, explains it best in his intro:“I want to share a little secret with you in this article: assembling SMT prototypes boards is not only easy, ...

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IPC releases quintet of new manufacturing standards
31 March 2021
IPC has released five new standards since December 2020 to help the electronics manufacturing industry build electronics better. Add these to your library of standards and stay ahead of the competition ...

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Software innovation boosts SMT placement productivity
31 March 2021, Truth Electronic Manufacturing
Easy-to-use and powerful tools that leverage graphics knowhow eliminate known programming pain points to raise quality and productivity.

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Successful solder processing of high-density connector arrays
26 February 2021, Spectrum Concepts
Processing a component onto a printed circuit board (PCB) used to be fairly straightforward. Through-hole products, or a single- or double-row surface mount component with a larger centreline, rarely ...

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Forget ML, AI and Industry 4.0 – obsolescence should be your focus
26 February 2021, Test & Rework Solutions
The world entered a new era of accelerated transformation in the last eighteen months that will continue to evolve and press forward for years to come. Most businesses are playing catch-up trying to make ...

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Water-based cleaners for electronic assemblies
26 February 2021, Vepac Electronics
The purpose of cleaning, specifically within the rapidly expanding electronics industry, is essentially to improve product lifetime by ensuring good surface resistance and by preventing current leakage ...

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Pathfindr device helps people maintain safe social distancing
26 February 2021, RS Components (SA)
The Safe Distancing Assistant from Pathfindr is a new addition to RS Components’ supplier portfolio specialising in asset intelligence using connectivity-enabled location tracking. Designed for use ...

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Indium features low-temp alloy at productronica China
26 February 2021, Techmet
Indium featured its award-winning Durafuse LT – a novel, low-temperature alloy system designed to provide high reliability in low-temperature applications – during productronica China, which was held ...

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Assistance system supports efficient conductor processing
26 February 2021, Phoenix Contact
In industrial control cabinet manufacturing, processes still feature multiple manual steps. Phoenix Contact offers a solution in the form of the ClipX WIRE assistance system from the ClipX product family, ...

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