Industrial CT (X-Ray) Scanning: A Substitute for Microsectioning?
The problems with microsections are legion, starting with the fact they are destructive, and represent a point along a trace that might not be representative of other points along the trace. Could x-ray have value for measuring trace parameters?
by Douglas G. Brooks, Ph.D.
APEX EXPO RECAP
At IPC Apex Expo in March, the introduction of a shop floor communications specification was the talk of the annual trade show, overshadowing – and not by a little – the relative paucity of new equipment and materials making their worldwide debuts.
by Mike Buetow and Chelsey Drysdale
Energy Reduction in the Electronics Facility
Most electronics manufacturing factories have many opportunities when trying to reduce energy use. Moreover, certain capital improvements have short returns on investment and meet the overall goal of reducing energy consumption and lowering operating costs.
by Scott Mazur