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: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2021-08-25T09:46:34+02:0025 August 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: , |

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: , , , |

IPC New Release: IPC-A-600K: Acceptability of Printed Boards

IPC has released IPC-A-600K, Acceptability of Printed Boards, the definitive illustrated guide to printed circuit board acceptability. The IPC-A-600K is the definitive illustrated guide to printed board acceptability! The IPC-A-600K is a four-color document providing photographs and illustrations of [...]

2020-10-14T08:30:08+02:0021 July 2020|Categories: IPC New Release|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: , , |

IPC New Release: IPC J-STD-001GA/IPC-A-610GA addendum

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 [...]

2020-08-19T09:30:43+02:0024 March 2020|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , , , |

IPC New Release: IPC-1791A: Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements

IPC-1791A standard provides minimum requirements, policies and procedures for printed board design, fabrication and assembly organizations and/or companies to become trusted sources for markets requiring high levels of confidence in the integrity of delivered products. Revision A of IPC-1791 standard [...]

2020-08-19T09:26:55+02:002 March 2020|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , |

IPC New Release: IPC-6012E Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards

IPC-6012E specification covers qualification and performance of rigid printed boards, including single-sided, double-sided, with or without plated-through holes, multilayer with or without blind/buried vias and metal core boards. It addresses final finish and surface plating coating requirements, conductors, holes/vias, frequency [...]

2020-10-07T12:11:51+02:0020 February 2020|Categories: IPC New Release|Tags: , |