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Monday 8th August 2022

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Bob Willis Defect of the Month video guide

Welcome to our latest Defect of the Month – Solved, this month we illustrate solder voids. My name is Bob Willis, now a picture is worth 1000 words and if that is true then a video is must be worth a million. Hence the creation of Defect of the Month videos for...

Bob Willis – Defect of the Month video guide

Welcome to our latest Defect of the Month – Solved, this month we illustrate secondary reflow on Low Temperature Soldering. Secondary reflow is when part of a solder joint gets close to reflow temperature or is in a semi liquid state. One of the reasons I have...

Bob Willis – Defect of the Month video guide

Welcome to our latest Defect of the Month – Solved, this month we illustrate PCB delamination, which can be very subtle or very obvious. Delamination is caused by expansion of moisture in the PCB laminate during soldering or rework but may not be the root cause....

WNIE TV & Radio

The Skills Gap – Roundtable Discussion at SMTConnect 2022

The Skills Gap – addressing the crisis With electronics manufacturers requiring an increasingly complex range of skills, it’s perhaps not surprising that there’s a shortage of appropriately skilled employees to fill roles. With many differing reasons behind this...

News Central

Industry Insights

New analysis highlights lack of understanding around green STEM jobs

Insights from a new report by EngineeringUK suggest the UK could be sleep walking towards a net zero skills shortage. The net zero workforce report is an analysis of almost 30 research reports from across the engineering sector into the green jobs and engineering...

ASYS Group celebrates 30 years anniversary

The company was founded on 6 April 1992 with the idea of establishing standard systems for handling printed circuit boards in the electronics industry. The success of this idea demonstrates that a trend was anticipated here. However, ASYS does not simply rest on its...

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 3.4 Percent in May

IPC has announced the May 2022 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.03. Total North American PCB shipments in May 2022 were up 3.4 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to...

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