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Weighing the Benefits of Learning Soldering in Person or Online
Weighing the Benefits of Learning Soldering in Person or Online Tue, Oct 18, 2022 You’ve decided to pursue soldering certification classes to achieve your career goals or to meet the requirements at your current job. Now you’re reviewing your options. As you do so, one question is sure to come up: should you choose online classes ... Read More

What Does Industry Growth Mean for Jobs that Require IPC-A-610 Certification?
What Does Industry Growth Mean for Jobs that Require IPC-A-610 Certification? Wed, Oct 12, 2022 Everywhere you go, you can see people using a variety of electronic devices. Such usage has increased over the years and will continue to do so. In addition to growing consumer use, electronics components and devices are used in virtually every indus... Read More

What to Expect From Your First Soldering Training
What to Expect From Your First Soldering Training Tue, Aug 16, 2022 Soldering is a fundamental skill of advanced manufacturing. IPC training gives prospective manufacturers the knowledge they need to create safe and effective connections on printed circuit cards. If you are new to the world of PCB assembly services, ... Read More

Explore the Benefits of Laser Drilling in PCB Assembly Services
Explore the Benefits of Laser Drilling in PCB Assembly Services Tue, Aug 09, 2022 No matter the size of the holes that are necessary, laser drilling ensures that they are created with efficacy and efficiency. Then, traces, pads, and copper polygons can be connected to the top layer, bottom layer, or any layer in between. Continue ... Read More

Cold Soldering: What Is It and How Do You Avoid It?
Cold Soldering: What Is It and How Do You Avoid It? Tue, Jul 19, 2022 Cold solder joints more likely to crack and — ultimately — fail. It is vital that you avoid cold soldering if you want to preserve product performance and avoid untimely joint failure. This prevention can be accomplished in several ways. Read More

How to Prevent Supply Chain Issues During Circuit Card Assembly
How to Prevent Supply Chain Issues During Circuit Card Assembly Tue, Jul 12, 2022 Few supply chain issues have been as disruptive as the significant circuit card shortage. These shortages have continued to impede business productivity and cause manufacturing delays. However, there are ways that your business can avoid exacerbating... Read More

Common Causes for Faulty Circuit Boards Taught in IPC Training Courses
Common Causes for Faulty Circuit Boards Taught in IPC Training Courses Tue, Jun 21, 2022 Have you ever experienced circuit board damage or failure? This issue occurs everyday in manufacturing for many different reasons. In our IPC-A-610 class, students learning the importance of handling boards during production in order to prevent faul... Read More

Common Types of Solder Joints Learned in Solder Certification Classes
Common Types of Solder Joints Learned in Solder Certification Classes Tue, Jun 14, 2022 Soldering is an important process that fuses two pieces of metal together. “Solder” actually refers to the material that binds these pieces together, and those who take solder certification classes will learn a variety of types of solder joints. Here... Read More

How Women-Owned Companies in Defense Manufacturing Are Making a Statement
How Women-Owned Companies in Defense Manufacturing Are Making a Statement Tue, Jun 07, 2022 Believe it or not, the U.S. military-industrial complex is largely in the hands of women, and we’ve never been better off for it. According to reporting from Politico, four out of America’s top five defense contractors are run by women, including Loc... Read More

Take Care of Your Irons with These Tips Taught in Solder Training
Take Care of Your Irons with These Tips Taught in Solder Training Tue, May 24, 2022 The process of soldering involves melting either tin lead or lead-free solder at high temperatures in order to join less fusible metals. Continuous soldering will cause damage to the soldering tip overtime, and that is why cleaning in between each us... Read More

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