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Besides its established applications in PCB fabrication, plasma is increasingly used in preparing assemblies for conformal coating, rendering surfaces hydrophilic and so promoting wettability and coating adhesion for increased reliability.
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The Need for Real-time Measurements on the Factory Floor
04/05/2023 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007
During SMTA Dallas Expo 2023, Barry Matties spoke with Morgan Miller, field application engineer at Insituware, about the need for real-time measurement capabilities, like the Vision MARK-1 device offers, which is powered by analytical sensors, machine learning, and cloud-based technology to bring materials control solutions right to the factory floor.
Trends in SMT Cleaning
04/04/2023 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007
During SMTA Dallas Expo, I had the chance to interview Mike Gunderson, a solutions expert at MaRC Technologies, about the trends in cleaning, what this means for Factory 4.0, and why his company brought equipment to the show this year.
Catching Up With ExcelTech’s Matt Redhead
08/31/2022 | Dan Beaulieu, D.B. Management Group
This is a story of hope for the future of our industry. Matt Redhead is a young entrepreneur who started his career in customer service and sales, but always had his sights set on owning a business. Recently, he achieved his dream by becoming the fourth owner of a 46-year-old contract manufacturing business just outside of Portland, Oregon. For those of you who worry about the younger folks joining our ranks, this interview will renew your faith.