How do you know that your supplier is IPC certified?

Today´s world is a window. It is transparent, and you see exactly what is happening on the other side. This has made it much easier for manufacturers of semi-finished and finished articles to check whether a supplier meets the requirements [...]

2021-02-09T14:35:08+01:009 February 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

IPC-A-610H, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies

IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies, in its latest H Revision, was published in September 2020. Of all the acceptance criteria documents in the IPC portfolio it is the one that is used most frequently and is best known throughout the [...]

2021-01-12T11:21:26+01:0011 January 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

IPC-J-STD-001H, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

In September 2020 we saw the latest G revision publication of IPC-J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies. It was one of the documents for which alignment with other commonly used IPC standards, such as IPC-A-620D and IPC-A-610H, was [...]

2021-01-12T11:22:53+01:0010 January 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

IPC/WHMA-A-620D, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies

IPC/WHMA-A-620D, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies, is the most important process, materials and inspection standard for the cable and wire harness industry at the moment. In the latest version, the D Revision, which was published in [...]

2021-01-12T12:01:07+01:006 January 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

IPC-A-600K, Acceptability of Printed Boards

IPC-A-600 Acceptability of Printed Boards, is the best-known standard for the inspection of bare boards, often called PCBs, throughout the electronics industry. It has been the base document in inspection departments at bare board manufacturers for decades. And it has [...]

2021-01-12T12:04:53+01:005 January 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

IPC-7711C/7721C Rework, Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies

With the previous version, the B-revision of IPC-7711/7721 Rework, Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies, being published in 2007, one could argue that an update was long overdue. It was therefore very good that in January 2017 we saw the [...]

2021-01-12T11:22:33+01:004 January 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

IPC-6012 Qualification and Performance Specifications for Rigid Printed Boards

If we talk about purchasing rigid bare board (or PCB) manufacturing the IPC-6012 is the most used document. This is one of a series of documents, also called the Qualification and Performance Specifications for Printed Boards. At the basis of [...]

2021-01-12T11:23:32+01:002 January 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , |

Conductor width on the circuit board is not conform with the standard

Circuit board supplier X approaches PIEK with a question regarding conductor widths of printed circuit boards. He has delivered printed circuit boards, but his customer has a complaint, and claims that the conductor widths do not meet the requirements as [...]

2020-05-19T12:25:23+02:0019 May 2020|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , , |

The difference between IPC-6012 and IPC-A-600

Both documents the IPC-6012 and the IPC-A-600 are made for the so-called bare printed circuit boards. The difference is that IPC-A-600 is the document for the inspection. So, when a printed circuit board is ready, it is inspected before it [...]

2020-01-10T03:30:08+01:001 November 2019|Categories: IPC|Tags: , , |