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Special Features

IPC standards meeting at IPC APEX EXPO establish benchmarks for electronics manufacturing industries

Written by dburford Wednesday, 13 February 2013 10:23

Hundreds of experts from around the world will discuss electronics manufacturing standards in more than 80 standards meetings February 16–22, in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO® in San Diego.
Facilitated by representatives from OEMs, PCB manufacturers, EMS providers, design firms, and other organizations, the IPC committees establish benchmarks for excellence in printed board design, as well as assembly and joining processes and product reliability and testing.
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CyberOptics and DEK Will “close the loop” at APEX

Written by dburford Tuesday, 12 February 2013 19:27

From booth #1411 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) will offer LIVE demonstrations of the SE500ULTRA™ SPI system’s closed-loop feedback capability in partnership with DEK and its Horizon 0i1X print platform equipped with ProDEK closed-loop technology. The show is scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.
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Higher-capacity SMD Tower from MYDATA boosts uptime, reduces changeover costs

Written by dburford Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:15

DSC_3391At APEX 2013 in San Diego, MYDATA is scheduled to release new models of its popular SMD Tower for compact storage of electronics manufacturing components. The new models will allow manufacturers to increase uptime and reduce changeover costs by providing 22% more storage capacity within the same one-meter footprint.

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Data I/O Corporation to display PS588 with second-generation 3D coplanarity vision system at IPC APEX EXPO

Written by dburford Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:40

Data_IO_PS588DrkBlu_MedResData I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the provider of manual and automated device programming solutions for electronics manufacturers, will display the PS588 with a second-generation 3D coplanarity vision system in booth #327 at IPC APEX EXPO from February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

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DEK says “Bring It” to APEX

Written by dburford Monday, 11 February 2013 21:16

Showcasing its vast print process expertise, DEK has issued an invitation to all APEX attendees to bring their most challenging printing issues to the DEK Solutions Centre during this year’s APEX event, set to take place February 19 – 21 in San Diego, California.
From Booth #909 at the entrance to the show hall, DEK experts – armed with decades of practical print knowledge and development experience – are ready to help APEX delegates address their most vexing process issues.

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Aegis Software to support Juki’s line solutions at the IPC APEX EXPO

Written by dburford Friday, 08 February 2013 10:44

juki_FX-3Juki Automation Systems, Inc., a provider of automated assembly products and part of Juki Corporation, revealed that Aegis will support its turnkey SMT production line with its Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) solutions in Booth #513 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The addition of Aegis’ MES offering brings added speed, control and visibility to Juki’s production line.

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Universal Instruments’ Fuzion platform redefines capacity and utilization at APEX

Written by dburford Friday, 08 February 2013 10:26

FuzionXC_smContinuing its legacy of surface mount platform innovation, Universal Instruments Corporation will introduce its new Fuzion™ platform solutions, highlighted by the FuzionXC2-37 and FuzionXC2-60 models, on booth #1349 at APEX in San Diego, Calif., February 19–21. With more than twice the feeder inputs of alternative surface mount platforms, FuzionXC solutions reduce changeover requirements and optimize utilization, enabling electronics manufacturers to build better, build more, and spend less.

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Omron to showcase its advanced 3D SPI, AOI and AXI technologies at the 2013 IPC APEX Expo

Written by dburford Thursday, 07 February 2013 17:27

OMRON001The VP5200-V touch-screen, color interface and 2D/3D fluid, interactive model generator provides the operator with immediate inspection feedback.  The advanced data analysis software provides complete, quality data for continuous manufacturing process improvement and trend monitoring. The VP5200-V can feed inspection results back to the screen-printer, making necessary print adjustments and eliminating the continuation of defects.
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Prototron Circuits is exhibiting at IPC Apex Expo 2013 in San Diego

Written by dburford Thursday, 07 February 2013 14:31

Dave Ryder, President and founder of Prototron Circuits has announced that his company will be exhibiting at IPC’s APEX Expo this year at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. The Exhibition is taking place from Tuesday, February 19th to Thursday February 21st.

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Practical Components to offer practical products to the Cleaning Center at the IPC APEX Expo

Written by dburford Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:58

Practical_components001Practical Components announces that some of its products will be featured by Bob Willis in the Printed Board Assembly Cleaning and Contamination Testing Center during the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center. Located in Booth #1549, the center will provide practical support to visitors keen to implement new cleaning and contamination monitoring processes as well as overcome reliability failures.
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Techcon Systems to demonstrate new TS9200D series Jet Tech Valve at the IPC APEX EXPO

Written by dburford Wednesday, 06 February 2013 10:01

Techcon_TS9200DTechcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and products, will demonstrate the soon-to-be released TS9200D Series Jet Tech valve in Booth #735 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.

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APEX FA On-board 3D SPI featured in San Diego

Written by dburford Tuesday, 05 February 2013 16:38

HP-520SPISMT equipment and process specialist Apex Factory Automation will showcase stencil printing with integrated 3D solder paste inspection at IPC APEX.
SJ Inno Tech, the successful Korean manufacturer of precision print systems for SMT and Solar technologies, produces the closed loop system.  Its features and capabilities will be highlighted at booth #1117.

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Akrometrix Interface Analysis is new software that enables 3D, 2D

Written by obliqik Tuesday, 05 February 2013 16:19

Akrometrix Interface Analysis is new software that enables 3D, 2D, and statistical review of the complete interface, at each temperature point during reflow, and for the combined data set.  Data to be analyzed can be collected with any of the 150+ TherMoiré systems in use throughout the worldwide Electronics supply chain today. image003

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Y.Cheetah (μHD) Experience the brilliance!

Written by obliqik Tuesday, 05 February 2013 16:05

The microfocus X-ray inspection system Y.Cheetah was developed to meet the widest variety of inspection specifications and, as a result, offers companies a high degree of investment security. Its output and efficiency in both manual and automatic X-ray inspection have remained unmatched to date.

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FUJIFILM Dimatix offers precision printhead products

Written by obliqik Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:45

FUJIFILM Dimatix offers precision printhead products and systems for micro-jetting picoliter-sized droplets of a broad range of functional fluids – from liquid silver to organic "inks" – onto all types of surfaces, from flat panel displays and flexible electronic circuits to DNA arrays for the biosciences.

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Digicom Electronics’ Diamond Track Process enhances product and process control, productivity, and quality

Written by dburford Tuesday, 05 February 2013 11:38

Diamond-Track-Cleaning-Process-Digicom-HiResDigicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronic manufacturing services company, introduces its Diamond Track Process, a multifaceted approach to quality and productivity, at IPC APEX 2013, Booth 1601. Diamond Track processes include advanced cleaning, selective soldering, purchasing and inventory management, process control, inspection and test, and process validation. These activities enhance productivity, product control, quality, and integrity of the products that Digicom builds.

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18 competitors vie for IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition crown

Written by dburford Tuesday, 05 February 2013 09:39

Hand soldering competitions will heat up the IPC APEX EXPO®  show floor as competitors strive to build a functional electronics assembly within a 30-minute time limit during the IPC APEX EXPO Hand Soldering Competition. Eighteen competitors from 12 companies have answered the call to the challenge.
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Practical Components to display its latest products at the IPC APEX EXPO

Written by dburford Monday, 04 February 2013 19:08

Practical_Components_cvbgaboardPractical Components and its sister company Practical Tools will exhibit in booth A16 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.
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JOT Automation introduce its newest products at APEX

Written by dburford Monday, 04 February 2013 17:42

M10-1A supplier of production and test solutions for the electronics, telecom, automotive, aerospace and advanced life science industries, JOT Automation will be using APEX as a platform to showcase a number of its new products to the American market from 19-21st February.

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Vi Technology demonstrates K-Series SPECTRO and Sigma Link at APEX 2013

Written by obliqik Monday, 04 February 2013 14:33

Saint-Egreve, France, 2013, February 1stVi TECHNOLOGY demonstrates solutions to reduce defective PCBAs at APEX 2013 at San Diego from February 19 to 21, Booth 2701. 5k_series_photo_small

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