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 [...]
One of the Gull-Wing (*) style components are called QFP components. It is a component from the Gull-Wing family of SMD components, other Gull-Wing family styles are SOT, SOD and SOIC components. The specific property of the QFP or Quad [...]
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.
During the Repair and Rework, IPC-A-610 or IPC-7711/7721 training courses quite often we get the question which microscope or magnifier is most suited for the visual inspection of a printed circuit board assembly. An answer to this question is not [...]
In September 2020 we saw the latest H 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 [...]
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 [...]
IPC J-STD-001GA/IPC-A-610GA: Automotive Addendum to IPC J-STD-001G Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610G Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies IPC J-STD-001GA/IPC-A-610GA addendum is a first of a kind addressing criteria and acceptability requirements for printed board assemblies for [...]