Training calendar 2022

The 2022 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 2022 are: Heerlen (head office), Weingarten near Karlsruhe, Singen, Münster, Amberg, Michelstadt & Berlin.

2021-09-29T10:58:15+02:0029 September 2021|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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: , |

Supply chain responsibility in IPC documents – Part 2

This second part of the article on supply chain responsibility in IPC documents deals with a few other IPC documents: IPC/J-STD-001, IPC-7711/7721, IPC-6011 and IPC/J-STD 001GS. IPC/J-STD-001 is the standard for process engineering in PCB assembly. The train of thought [...]

2020-11-04T13:36:09+01:004 November 2020|Categories: PIEK|Tags: , |

Supply chain responsibility in IPC documents – Part 1

This first part of the article on supply chain responsibility in IPC documents deals with IPC-A-610 and IPC/WHMA-A-620. If your company is ISO certified, you will probably have heard of supply chain responsibility before, also called chain control or supply [...]

2020-10-28T12:56:49+01:0028 October 2020|Categories: PIEK|Tags: |

IPC New Release: IPC-J-STD-001H Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

IPC J-STD-001H is recognized globally for its criteria on soldering processes and materials. Updated with participants from 27 countries providing input and expertise, the IPC J-STD-001H standard brings the latest criteria to the industry including guidance on the use of [...]

2020-10-23T10:43:29+02:0014 October 2020|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , , , |

IPC New Release: IPC-A-610H Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies

IPC-A-610H is the most widely used electronics assembly acceptance standard in the electronics industry. IPC-A-610H standard includes a general update to the document, introduces several new surface mount component types and removes target conditions. Participants from 29 countries provided their [...]

2020-10-23T10:45:43+02:0014 October 2020|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , , , |

Boost your competitiveness with IPC training and certification courses

IPC regularly researches companies in the electronic interconnect industry. Recent research among 549 companies reveals the following facts. 98% of SMEs in the electronic interconnect industry states that their employees are better able to understand IPC standards and apply them [...]

2020-01-29T02:49:51+01:0013 March 2019|Categories: PIEK News|Tags: , , |

IPC New Release: IPC-4101E, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards

The IPC-4101E standard covers the requirements for base materials that are referred to as laminate or prepreg and listed in the specification sheets that are contained in the last of the main body. These are to be used primarily for [...]

2020-02-05T05:51:27+01:0027 April 2017|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , |

IPC New Release: IPC-4202B, Flexible Base Dielectrics for Use in Flexible Printed Boards

The IPC-4202B document provides comprehensive data to help users more easily determine both material capability and compatibility for flexible base dielectric materials for the manufacture of flexible printed boards. It includes flexible base material specification sheets that have been updated with [...]

2020-02-05T05:50:36+01:0021 April 2017|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , |

IPC New Release: IPC-7711/21C Rework, Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies ( IPC-7711C/7721C )

The IPC-7711/21C guide provides procedures for rework, repair and modification of printed board assemblies. Included in this revision are the procedures previously released as change pages, an updated general information and common procedures section, new procedures for BGAs using focused [...]

2021-01-18T08:29:56+01:008 February 2017|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: |