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Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, announces its year-end sale on select products. Significant savings are available for McDry cabinets, Sawa portable handy cleaners and Sayaka PCB routers while stock lasts.
McDry Dry Cabinets provide optimal ultra-low humidity and moisture-proof storage for IC packages. Moisture-sensitive components when safely and properly stored in McDry have an indefinite floor-life and micro-cracking or pop-corning during the reflow process is not an issue. McDry cabinets conform to IPC/JEDEC J-STD 033D and IPC 1601 Guidelines.
Sawa Stencil Cleaners are widely used globally to ensure high yields when screen printing solder paste onto printed circuit boards. Normal cloth wipe cleaning of stencils cannot completely remove solder paste especially in fine pitch applications as a small amount of solder balls have a tendency to adhere in the corners of the apertures.
Sayaka PCB Routers provide stress-free depanelization along with a fixture-based highly efficient dust vacuum system. In addition to clean and precise depanelization for densely populated PCBs, the router features easy, advanced image-processing software with point-and-click operation for programming router paths.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Nolan Johnson and Barry Matties talked with Axiom’s Rob Rowland and Kevin Bennett about current challenges facing EMS manufacturing. During this conversation, the pair discuss the impact of data file formats on pricing, manufacturing, and quality. As they explain, the use of intelligent data formats such as IPC-2581 and ODB++ can speed up the data import process compared to Gerber.
Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
I attended SMTA Atlanta Expo and Tech Forum last week, and it’s safe to say that this industry is definitely back in business in the Peach State. The aisles were busy all day, and the presentations were well attended.
Michael Ford, Aegis Software Corp.
The standard IQ test has been established for many years now. Though the content within these tests has been cleverly and carefully put together, there are different kinds of “smarts” among people. It is likely that those who are putting together IQ tests will favor the kinds of “smarts” that they themselves have. Humans are very complex, however. Everyone is different, with natural skills and abilities in a multitude of disciplines: technical, artistic, social, and others. Put us all together as a society, and we make a pretty good team, at least when we all work together and support each other.