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: , , |

Measuring the Soldering Temperature Profile

Measuring is Knowing. Guessing is Missing. Measure the temperature profiles and other variables of your reflowsoldering, wavesoldering, vapour-phase-soldering- and rework & repair processes. This can be accomplished quite easily with the Smart Profiler SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 from ECD or [...]

By |2022-12-06T12:49:33+01:006 December 2022|Categories: PIEK|Tags: |

Solder mask

Solder mask, sometimes also referred to as solder stop mask or solder resist, is a thin layer of polymer that is usually applied to the copper traces of a printed circuit board (PCB). This layer of lacquer serves to [...]

By |2022-11-22T13:14:37+01:0022 November 2022|Categories: PIEK|

The PCB of the past and present, and what can we expect in the future?

Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) / PWBs (Printed Wiring Boards) are well known in electronics. The first printed circuit board, invented by Paul Eisler, dates back to 1936. At that time, the conductor tracks were drawn by hand and that was [...]

By |2022-02-02T11:43:07+01:002 February 2022|Categories: PIEK|Tags: |