Rework, Repair, Touch-up; Do you know the difference?

In practice, many people do not seem to be clear about what is meant when they talk about rework, repair and touch-up. In this article we will try to provide some clarity. A wire in a wiring harness is [...]

By |2024-03-19T09:49:02+01:0029 February 2024|Categories: PIEK|Tags: , , , |

Why is it important to test your solder baths for contamination?

During the immersion, wave or selective soldering processes and in the HASL finish application processes, metals will dissolve in the liquid solder. The degree of dissolution depends on the base materials used (finishes on tracks and component leads/metallization’s), solder [...]

By |2023-10-25T11:43:57+02:0025 October 2023|Categories: IPC, PIEK|Tags: |

Strong partners for years: Weller and PIEK

For PIEK, the go-to educational centre for the electronic interconnect industry,continual cooperation with customers and other stakeholders is the basis of the corporate philosophy. This also goes for Weller, the expert in anything related to manual soldering. Weller is [...]

By |2023-10-26T15:10:40+02:0024 October 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: |

To measure is to know. To guess is to miss.

Optimise your SMT-Reflow process and save on Rework and Repair Quite often I see operators in companies producing electronics perform repair or rework on printed circuit board assemblies that wouldn’t have been necessary if the reflow soldering process would have [...]

By |2021-08-25T09:19:44+02:0025 August 2021|Categories: PIEK|Tags: |

JBC: global player with a heart for local education

JBC is a major league player in the electronic interconnections industry, as it has been manufacturing soldering equipment and has built a global network for over 90 years. JBC not only offers one-stop shopping when it comes to soldering, but [...]

By |2021-08-11T09:00:08+02:0011 August 2021|Categories: PIEK|Tags: |