Finding a High Performance IC Socket Manufacturer

Overall size and method of attachment is crucial to ideal fit and function. Off-the-shelf solutions don’t always fit specific requirements for outdated or rare hardware. Custom designed IC sockets accommodate rare device configurations, odd sizes, and alternate mounting configurations.

Dry Box Desiccant Storage within the PCB Manufacturing Environment: Uses, History, Selection, and Performance

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Manufacturing Uses of Desiccator Cabinets for Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) The discussion regarding ‘dry box’ or desiccant storage of MSD’s (Moisture Sensitive Devices) has increased over the past years with the introduction of new IPC Joint Industries Standards such as IPC/JEDEC J-STD-033a and J-STD-020. Manufacturers are becoming aware of the possible benefits of ultra-low humidity … Read moreDry Box Desiccant Storage within the PCB Manufacturing Environment: Uses, History, Selection, and Performance

ESD Handling Procedures

All personnel in an organization who handle ESD sensitive items (ESDS) are to receive ESD control training. In addition, facilities personnel and those who design products to purchase electronic items should also receive ESD control training. Training should occur yearly and is to include objective evidence that the person has understood the information. Training typically … Read moreESD Handling Procedures