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Northbrook, Ill. -- IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries has expanded its reach into the global marketplace with the release of four new translations of IPC-A-610C, Acceptability of Electronics Assemblies.
The industry's most invaluable tool for quality assurance and assembly departments is now available in Japanese, German, Czech and Danish.
IPC-A-610C, which has been adopted by the United States Army for use by the Department of Defense, contains more than 600 full-color photographs and illustrations of industry-accepted workmanship criteria for electronics assemblies and is often preferred by MIL-STD-2000A users because of its visual examples. The topics covered in the standard include component orientation and soldering criteria for through-hole, SMT and discrete wiring assemblies, mechanical assembly, cleaning, marking, coating, and laminate requirements. The document synchronizes to the requirements expressed in other industry consensus documents and is used with the material and process standard J-STD-001.
The 372-page document, which is also available in Chinese, English, Finnish, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish, can be purchased through the IPC Online Store. The store houses a vast library of IPC products, including more than 1,000 standards, publications and training sources on electronics assembly, circuit board fabrication and design; more than 440 technical papers submitted at IPCWorks, IPC Annual Meeting, IPC Printed Circuits Expo and IPC SMEMA Council's APEX technical conferences; and more than 4,000 downloadable technical graphic images.
IPC is a trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its more than 2,400 member companies, which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. For more information, visit www.ipc.org.