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  • ST 925 SMT Rework System–Three favorites combined into one nice savings

    Save a few steps–and some money–with the Pace 925 SMT Rework System Pace has introduced a new low-cost “combination” system ideal for surface mount technology (SMT) rework. It’s worth adding up the savings by comparing the a la carte prices versus the three-piece combo price. And currently, All-Spec has the total system for $3,680, more […] The post ST 925 SMT Rework System–Three favorites combine...

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation Soldering Station Changes Everything

    You may or may not have heard about Metcal’s new soldering station, the CV-5200. The evolutionary tool removes much of the reliance on visual inspection of hand-soldered joints and adds a second, more technology-driven method for validating a successful solder joint connection. How does the Metcal CV-5200 soldering station work? Using sophisticated hardware and software […] The post Metcal’s CV-52...

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Seven Things to Know About Qualifying Your Product to a U.S. Military Specification (MIL-SPEC)

    Qualifying the SCS 81705 Series anti-static shield bags to military standards There are a few, sometimes complicated steps to go through before your product can qualify for a particular military specification. SCS recently introduced their new 81705 Series static shield bags and film qualified to MIL-PRF-81705E Type III, Class 2. The qualification didn’t happen overnight […] The post Seven Things ...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Get Lean with 5S Workplace Principles

    5S – Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain Recognized as one of the strategies associated with “Just in Time” manufacturing (Toyota Production System), the 5S system for workplace organization and standardization originated in Japan. The “5” relates to a series of five Japanese words that begin with the letter “S” and translate into […] The post Get Lean with 5S Workplace Principles a...

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  • PCB Rework – Evolving Cleaning Methods

    Smaller devices makes PCB rework harder. Today’s manufacturers of printed circuit boards (PCBs) strive for quality and drive operation yields close to 99% and above – yet some boards will still fail functional tests when coming off the assembly line and need rework. With the increase of smaller, better PCBs for smartphones and tablets, PCBs can […] The post PCB Rework – Evolving Cleaning Methods a...

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Ten Labels to Solve Your Engineering Challenges

    Put the right one on There’s a right label for every application and Brady has designed a handy cheat sheet to help you on your way. When choosing a label, you’ll want to ask yourself several questions – Will the label be in a harsh environment? Will your label face high, cold or fluctuating temperatures? […] The post Ten Labels to Solve Your Engineering Challenges appeared first on All-Spec's Off...

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Dry Air Static Control and Ionizers

    Dry air and ESD control The specifications and devices being assembled determine the recommended humidity range for a manufacturing facility. When the air is dry, static control becomes much more challenging. Although ESD events may be reduced by increasing the humidity, unfortunately that same humidity may cause a reduction in the quality of moisture-sensitive devices […]

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Zero in on Smog with Weller’s Fume Extractors

    Weller Zero Smog Fume Extractors Compared   Smog – fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric pollutants Weller’s fume extractors remove dangerous gases and harmful particles out of the air, typically while soldering to create a healthier environment. If you’re in the market for a fume extractor, one of your best bets–Weller’s Zero […]

  • Ten Things You Should Know About LEDs

    LEDs – Know the basics From manufacturers to universities, LEDs are quickly replacing conventional light sources. Knowing a few basics may help you weave your way through this wave of the future. Here are lighting manufacturer Luxo’s suggestions for things you should know about LEDs. What is a LED (Light Emitting Diode)? An electronic component […]

  • Weller WX or Weller WT Series – Smart

    As with Weller’s first soldering iron, the Speedy Iron (1946), everyone still wants reliable, easy and faster ways to solder at a good price. So what’s new? What’s left to innovate—to perfect? Plenty—as shown with Weller’s smart, technologically-advanced tools in the WX and WT lines including stations, soldering irons, tips and accessories. Weller WX vs. […]

  • All-Spec Top Five – Manufacturing News Headlines

    Here’s a round-up of some of the top five manufacturing stories for the past few weeks – U.S. manufacturing sector stabilizing; producer prices tame (REUTERS) U.S. manufacturing output increased for a second straight month in October amid gains in the production of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, suggesting that the battered factory […]

  • Hi Maintenance, Goodbye Electric Screwdriver Problems

    Power screwdriver maintenance As we all know, taking good care of your tools pays off in the end and it’s one time when high maintenance is a good thing–especially an electric screwdriver. There’s not a whole lot that has to be done with a driver, however by just giving a bit of attention to your hardworking […]

  • Thinking of Going nPB-Free? Check out the alternatives.

    Alternative, safer solvents eliminate nPB while retaining performance Manufacturers continually face new regulations and safety concerns. Most recently solvents containing nPB have come under scrutiny and could be banned in the near future. Many manufacturers have already reduced nPB exposure by revising and strengthening workplace-safety practices and policies. Others have created brand new clean...

  • Get to Know Stencil Rolls

    You Get What You Pay For You’ve most likely done it—chosen a lesser priced, no-name brand item hoping it will perform as well as the brand name one. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. It’s always a risk and generally based on the critical nature and use of the product or past experience. Should […]

  • ESD Mat Cleaning Dos and Don’ts

    How you clean your ESD mat–and with what–can make a big difference in performance and in life expectancy of the product. Excellent cleaning solutions have been specifically formulated to easily and effectively remove flux, solder, chemicals, dirt and grime without damaging your mat. Using these special cleaning products will help extend the life of your […]

  • What to Consider When Choosing an Electro-Static Disapative (ESD) Mat

    Choose your ESD mat with care Like everything in manufacturing, the Electro-Static Disapative (ESD) mat, whatever type, continues to evolve to keep areas ESD-safe. Before you buy, think about what you really need to do the job. Mats come in all sizes and shapes and materials and can be expensive, depending on the application. First […]

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • The Benefits of ESD-Safe Turntables

    Take One for a Spin – ESD-Safe Turntables Remember the lazy Susan? Once a staple on every dining room table where with a spin of a wooden disc your salt and pepper shakers suddenly appeared in front of you. The same idea works for an ESD-safe turntable, however this disc does much more than turn. […] The post The Benefits of ESD-Safe Turntables appeared first on All-Spec's Official Blog.

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Generated 7 months ago

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