Texas Instruments adds new order features to TI.com
Texas Instruments (TI) has announced a raft of new ordering features on TI.com to make it more convenient for companies in the European Union (EU), United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland to purchase and obtain authentic TI analogue and embedded processing products at the lowest online price.
Digi-Key launches self-service quote tool
A refreshed Quote Manager tool for customers has been unveiled by Digi-Key Electronics.
Dispensing tips for wearables manufacturing
Consumer wearables, including smart watches and augmented reality glasses, have captured the imagination of many. Here Peter Swanson, Managing Director of adhesives specialist Intertronics, has discussed best practice for dispensing processes in wearables manufacturing.
Openair-Plasma surface cleaning for reliable wire bonding
The recently released Openair-Plasma from Plasmatreat is a technology designed to activate and clean surfaces. It is used in numerous applications to pretreat different substrates. It can also be used to clean metal surfaces for solid wire bonding.
Liquid pressure-sensitive adhesives for electronics
DELO has developed adhesives that have similar properties to (double-sided) adhesive tapes but are applied in liquid form. This helps users save time and costs in the production process. The liquid pressure-sensitive adhesives can be dispensed accurately and once the components have been joined, they can be further processed immediately in a fully automated process.
Solving the problem of porosity in additive manufacturing
Additive manufacturing is revolutionising manufacturing in a number of industries, yet it is still subject to porosity, a well-known challenge that causes leak paths and can lead to high value components being scrapped. Here, Dr Mark Cross, Commercial Sales Director from Ultraseal International Group, has talked about how additive printing consultancy Graphite AM overcame this issue after partnering with Ultraseal International.
Reliable soldering through innovative process monitoring
Every electronics manufacturer wants flawless reliable soldering and precise documentation of all production-related processes. But how can you ensure that the printed circuit board has actually been processed in compliance with the prescribed regulations? Rehm Thermal Systems has developed ProCap software for this purpose. The tool monitors the stability of the reflow process for each individual product, thus enabling optimal process traceabilit...
Simple PCB conformal coating inspection with iSpector JUz
Mek (Marantz Electronics) has launched the iSpector JUz for conformal coating inspection. Based on proven Mek AOI technology, the iSpector JUz automates the conformal coating inspection process to ensure coating quality and consistency.
Solution for high volume manufacture of composite components
TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) has created a new production process to deliver continuous-fibre thermoset composite components at high volume. By combining innovations in materials science with robotic manufacturing, TRB is making advanced composites competitive for automotive and aviation markets.
New DELOLUX 504 UV LED lamp speeds up adhesive curing
DELO has introduced a new LED lamp for speeding up adhesive curing UV. The spotlight source DELOLUX 504 features the latest generation of UV LEDs, achieving three times the intensity of the previous model. It was developed for high-speed production in the electronics and automotive industries that require small areas to be irradiated and equipment to be easily integrated into existing systems