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EU Parliament International Trade Committee votes for mandatory conflict minerals regulation
IPC
On April 14, the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament (INTA) voted on amendments to the EU’s conflict minerals regulation that were proposed by its members.
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In DC, electronics industry leaders urge full funding of advanced manufacturing institutes
IPC
Top executives from leading electronics companies across the United States are calling on Congress to provide robust funding for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation as they gather in Washington, D.C. for IMPACT 2015.
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Stakeholder consultation on EU RoHS exemption applications launched
IPC
On April 24, 2015, the Öko Institut, consultants to the European Union (EU), announced the launch of an online stakeholder consultation. The stakeholder consultation will run for eight weeks from April 24 to June 19, 2015.
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Tulane University conducts conflict minerals market impact survey
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Tulane University is conducting a conflict minerals market survey. All companies impacted by conflict minerals legislation or produce, procure or consume tin, tungsten, tantalum and/or gold (3TG) are invited to participate.
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IPC releases training and certifications kits for IPC J-STD-001F and IPC-A-610F
IPC
IPC announces the release of training and certification materials for IPC J-STD-001F, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC A-610F, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
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Training and reference guides for PTH and SMT solder joint quality now updated to IPC-A-610F
IPC
Updated desk reference manuals (DRMs) now illustrate the critical acceptance criteria for evaluating surface mount and through hole solder connections to new IPC-A-610 Revision F.
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Submit an abstract or proposal for IPC APEX EXPO 2016
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Submit an abstract for one of the industry’s premier technical conferences or provide a course proposal for one of its largest educational events.
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Make preparations for RoHS directive expiring exemptions and new substance restrictions
IPC
Electronics manufacturers across the world are currently preparing for Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive expiring exemptions and a new set of substance restrictions.
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IPC multimedia training — soldering iron tip care
IPC
With tips costing from $10 to more than $100, this IPC training video can reduce the cost of process consumables and increase product quality.
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New releases on standards, translations, market research ...
IPC
View recently released standards including SM-817A, FC-234A, IPC-A-610F, IPC J-STD-001F, IPC-1071A, IPC-8701, IPC-HDBK-630, and translations; market research documents; multimedia presentations; technical papers and more.
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Status of standardization: Standards for ballot and final drafts
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View IPC documents under development.
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IPC member milestones
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MC Assembly (Melbourne, Fla.) recently celebrated its 20th year as an IPC member. See other companies celebrating membership anniversaries.

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INDUSTRY NEWS


Important Ways to Approach Heat Management
Advanced Assembly
When you watch a movie on your laptop, the fan almost immediately starts to sound like a jet engine, and feels warm enough to start a fire. If you leave your smartphone in the glove box in the summer, it won’t work until it cools down. Keeping electronics a reasonable temperature is not magic, although it may feel like it at times as the rules and situations are not very familiar to electrical engineers. The effects of heat on electronics are also somewhat difficult to predict and often can be better understood using statistics, such as mean time between failures to show the lifetime averages.
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Do forecasts really matter in the manufacturing sector?
By Alan Kelsky
With so many factors in play, forecasting for a wide-ranging field like manufacturing is never easy. Yet many organizations from the government to the private sector make predictions almost every day. What we see in the results are a variety of expectations — and revisions — for how manufacturing will grow in the coming months and years. Here is a look at three recent predictions.
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Weight-saving technology in electronic systems
Aerospace Manufacturing & Design
Microelectronic packaging has been packing more power in less size since the invention of the integrated circuit, allowing sophisticated systems to move from floor level, to desktop, to handheld — while offering more sophisticated capabilities. Advances in polymers are allowing other, more traditional components to offer similar savings.
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NEPCON China showcases latest manufacturing tech in Asia
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NEPCON China 2015 opened to great fanfare at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center on April 21. Considered Asia's biggest, most influential SMT and electronics manufacturing event, NEPCON China 2015 attracted over 450 leading brands from 22 countries, who are showcasing this week their latest electronics manufacturing technologies and products.
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Thermal management for LED lighting applications
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PCB substrates designed for thermal management have been around for a number of years, traditionally servicing power-related applications; however, there are now many more suppliers and substrates emerging to meet the growing demand from LED lighting products.
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IPC CALENDAR

Date Event Location
April 29–30 IMPACT 2015: IPC on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C.
May 13-14 IPC Technical Education
DFX-Design For Excellence (DFM, DFA, DFT and more)
Best Practices in Fabrication
Advanced Troubleshooting
SMT Problem Solving
Fort Worth, Texas
June 9-10 IPC Technical Education
DFX-Design For Excellence (DFM, DFA, DFT and more)
Best Practices in Fabrication
Advanced Troubleshooting
SMT Problem Solving
Chicago
June 9 ITI & IPC Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements Fort Lee, New Jersey
June 10 ITI & IPC Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements Des Plaines, Illinois
June 12 ITI & IPC Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements Milpitas, California


 



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