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Altus Group will be showcasing new and innovative equipment from many of its suppliers at the upcoming What's New in Electronics (WNIE) Live 2018, to be held from September 25–26 at NEC Birmingham. Altus will be at Stand E54.
Among its highlights at the show are the SPI and AOI systems from Koh Young, X-ray and component counters from Sciencescope, and BGA inspection systems from Optilia, to name a few.
Apart from being co-located with five other industry events, WNIE LIVE 2018 will feature the IPC Connected Factory eXchange (CFX) IIoT Experience; Embedded Live Conference and Expo; EMC UK Technical Conference and Expo; hand soldering competition; and an awards night.
For more information on the event, click here.
Russell Poppe, JJS Manufacturing
Much has been written about the increasing shortages of electronic components such as MLCCs, chip resistors and other semiconductor devices. And the manufacturing industry is now seeing price increases and greatly extended lead times. It seems the situation is likely to get rapidly worse rather than better. What can we do? Read on.
Jason Fullerton, Alpha Assembly Solutions
This paper investigates and compares the performance of no-clean liquid wave soldering fluxes using a commercially available localized extraction and cleanliness testing system, and surface insulation resistance (SIR) testing. Find out which test is suitable for your processes.
Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007
Recently, we looked into electronics assembly best practices that help optimize your manufacturing processes. To provide you more insights on this, here's an interview with two assembly experts: Jason Keeping of EMS firm Celestica, and Bob Willis, a renowned EMS consultant and trainer.