Data Transfer Spec Up for Review Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Friday, 15 July 2011 15:14

BANNOCKBURN, IL -- The latest draft of the IPC standard for electronics data transfer is available for industry review and comment.

IPC-2581A, Generic Requirements for Printed Board Assembly Products Manufacturing Description Data and Transfer Methodology, is available at The file includes the standard, a comment form and schema.

IPC will accept comments through Aug. 4. The IPC task group charged with writing the standard will meet in mid-August to resolve any comments.

Several major CAD and CAM vendors, including Cadence, DownStream Technologies and Zuken, have indicated support of the pending standard.

IPC is also seeking companies to participate in the consensus ballot group to vote on IPC-2581A. Companies need not be members of IPC to participate.  Click here for details.





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