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Hand soldering workshop and free ticket to productronica 2023

PIEK invites you to participate in a hand soldering workshop. The workshops will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the 2023 productronica Fair in Munich. Send an email to workshop@piektraining.com to sign up for an available time slot. [...]

By |2023-10-25T13:03:54+02:0025 October 2023|Categories: PIEK|Tags: , , |

Strong partners for years: Weller and PIEK

For PIEK, the go-to educational centre for the electronic interconnect industry,continual cooperation with customers and other stakeholders is the basis of the corporate philosophy. This also goes for Weller, the expert in anything related to manual soldering. Weller is [...]

By |2023-10-26T15:10:40+02:0024 October 2023|Categories: PIEK|Tags: , |

Training calendar 2024

The 2024 PIEK training calendar is now ready and includes all regional and online training courses: https://piektraining.com/en/training-calendar/. The sites that you can choose from in 2024 are: Heerlen (head office), Bretten, Singen, Münster, Amberg, Michelstadt & Berlin. [...]

By |2023-10-03T10:00:57+02:003 October 2023|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

IPC J-STD-001, there’s no getting around it!

The IPC J-STD-001 is increasingly required in contracts worldwide and as a result the demand for certification is increasing. And this is not just because the defence-industry is running at full power, but also because more and more electronics producing [...]

By |2023-03-29T09:09:27+02:0029 March 2023|Categories: PIEK|Tags: , , |

IPC introduced a major change in their standards for visual inspection.

Every advantage has its disadvantage In the new/latest revisions of the IPC-WHMA-620D Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies and IPC-A-610H Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies the term TARGET and the pictures to this have disappeared. Advantage: The main [...]

By |2021-08-25T09:46:34+02:0025 August 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: |

To measure is to know. To guess is to miss.

Optimise your SMT-Reflow process and save on Rework and Repair Quite often I see operators in companies producing electronics perform repair or rework on printed circuit board assemblies that wouldn’t have been necessary if the reflow soldering process would have [...]

By |2021-08-25T09:19:44+02:0025 August 2021|Categories: PIEK|Tags: |