Printed electronics now part of everyday life
Organic and printed electronics has developed into a global market worth more than $35bn. While OLED displays currently play the biggest role, in the coming years strong growth is expected in other applications such as NFC/RFID, sensors, wearable electronics, and in the automotive and medical industry sectors.
Soldering systems for enamelled copper wire processing
The assembly and connection technology using enamelled copper wire technology is a core process, especially for future mobility requirements.
Integrated service concepts for electronics production
Having access to comprehensive, flexible and speedy services is critically important for operators of highly automated electronics production lines. ASM smade new headway on the road to Service 4.0 with its broad portfolio of layered service solutions.
Memory tester integrates burn-in and memory-cell testing
A memory tester that combines the capabilities to perform both burn-in and memory-cell testing for advanced DRAMs and LPDDR (low-power, double-data-rate) devices has been launched by Advantest.
Routes to 3D electronics: assessment of technologies
Metallization of 3D surfaces is a growing field with diverse applications. In this article, Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director at IDTechEx, will briefly discuss some techniques and applications for 3D electronics.
Test program accelerates complex PCB generation
Test programs for complex PCBs can be generated and even debugged - without human intervention – using Digitaltest’s test system software CITE 8.
Smartphones get nanocoating for extra protection
P2i has sealed a partnership agreement with Samsung that will see its Barrier nanocoating technology deployed across several smartphone designs from 2019, extending water and liquid protection to the internal components of selected Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
3D printed protection equipment to help with COVID-19
Stratasys has announced a global mobilisation of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, spanning its Stratasys, GrabCAD, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and partner network with donated printing capacity across all regions. The initial focus is on providing thousands of disposable face shields for use by medical personnel.
TE Connectivity donates 3D printer to Penn State College of Engineering
TE Connectivity (TE) has donated a 3D printer to the Penn State College of Engineering in State College, Pennsylvania.
Reducing turnaround time with turnkey PCB assembly
The process of designing and manufacturing printed circuit boards (PCBs) can be quite lengthy. From prototyping to modifying the designs, the early stages can take the longest. Manufacturers often work with several companies as they coordinate acquisition, fabrication, and assembly. If anything goes wrong, the process can slow to a crawl. Here, Adrian Brito of Svtronics, a turnkey electronics manufacturing services provider, explains why tur...