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   8/31/2016       • Go to SMT007SMT Magazine This month: "Voices of the Industry"





     FEATURES


RTW NEPCON South China: P. Kay Metal Discusses New Markets for MS2

James Goyne, the newly appointed global business development director at P. Kay Metal Inc., speaks with I-Connect007's Stephen Las Marias about what he aims to achieve in his new role, as well as the new markets and opportunities for their MS2 solder dross eliminator.


Will The “Internet of Manufacturing” Really Impact Business?

Supporting legacy, new, and future automated processes, as well as the vast number of manual processes in use today, is the key to being able to successfully introduce the Internet of Manufacturing into SMT production.


I-Connect Survey: A Look at the Mil/Aero Industry

I-Connect007 recently conducted a survey on the military/defense and aerospace markets. Respondents were asked about the greatest challenges when it comes to PCB design, fabrication, and assembly; their customers’ demands; whether lead-free components are still an issue; and compliance challenges.

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Custom Formulations and Proven Capabilities

Rapid Exact is proud to partner with Dow Corning Corporation to deliver custom silicone modifications rapidly while meeting your exact requirements. We provide custom silicone modifications solutions with expert tech support and documentation. We use dedicated space and equipment for silicones and offer a variety of custom packaging options. Click to learn more.

     • Science & Technology


Device to Control 'Color' of Electrons in Graphene Path to Future Electronics
A device made of bilayer graphene, an atomically thin hexagonal arrangement of carbon atoms, provides experimental proof of the ability to control the momentum of electrons and offers a path to electronics that could require less energy and give off less heat than standard silicon-based transistors.


New Digital Antenna Could Revolutionize the Future of Mobile Phones
Aalto University's Radio Science and Engineering researchers have developed a method that allows antennas to make the shift from the analog to the digital world, and to have an even greater bandwidth and improved battery life. The new antenna also makes it possible to reach the data transfer speed set as the objective for the next generation of phones, which is 100 to 1,000 times faster than that of current phones.


Inferring Urban Travel Patterns from Cellphone Data
Big-data analysis could give city planners timelier, more accurate alternatives to commuter surveys.

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The Best Way to Find a Fabricator, Anywhere!
• Free access to the definitive directory of PCB fabricators • Most comprehensive list from around the world • In-depth profiles of PCB fabricators • Easy to use, with intuitive navigation • Quick searches to locate the right fabricator • In-depth searches for specific capabilities

www.thepcblist.com

     • SMT007 News


Technica USA to Host its Annual SMT Tech Forum Event
Technica USA and its SMT supply partners will be hosting their annual SMT Tech Forum, September 14 & 15 in San Jose, Calif., on the topic of "Building Reliability into your SMT Process."


DS Electronics Installs Fourth ACE Selective Soldering Machine
ACE Production Technologies, Inc. announced that DS Electronics has invested in a fourth KISS-103 selective soldering machine.


Alpha to Feature Material Set Combinations for Greatest Reliability at SMTA Guadalajara Expo
Alpha Assembly Solutions will feature material set combinations to include paste, tacky flux, cored wire and wave soldering flux that are tested with one another to achieve greater reliability at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo to be held October 5th-6th in Guadalajara, Jal. MÉXICO.


Indium Corporation Experts to Present at IEMT–EMAP 2016
Indium Corporation experts will deliver several technical presentations at the 37th International Electronics Manufacturing Technology and 18th Electronics Material & Packaging Conference (IEMT-EMAP 2016), Sept. 20-22, in Penang, Malaysia.


Essemtec to Introduce the First Pick-and-Place System in its Class with Linear Motors and a Mineral Cast Frame
Essemtec will exhibit in Booth #306 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Essemtec will demonstrate the new FOX pick-and-place machine, Spider jet dispenser and Cubus storage system.

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Stephen Las Marias
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