Definitive Guide to Quality Electronics Assembly: J-STD-001

J-STD-001 is a standard issued by IPC for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies. The standard specifies material specifications, process requirements, and acceptability criteria. In this blog post, we’ll explore the essential aspects of J-STD-001, empowering you to achieve cutting-edge electronic assemblies built to withstand the test of time. Let’s get started! Understanding J-STD-001 Key Elements of J-STD-001 Soldering Processes Materials and Requirements Solder Joint Acceptance Criteria Workmanship Standards Why J-STD-001 Matters in the Electronics Industry How Corintech Complies with J-STD-001 Understanding J-STD-001 J-STD-001 is a widely recognised and highly respected

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An Introduction to IPC-A-610 for Electronics Procurement Professionals

IPC-A-610 plays a significant role in ensuring the quality and reliability of electronic assemblies. Read this article to gain an overview of IPC-A-610, its importance in the electronics manufacturing industry and how it should affect your procurement process. Table of Contents What is IPC-A-610? The Importance of IPC-A-610 in Electronics Manufacturing Understanding the IPC-A-610 Classes Key Inspection Criteria of IPC-A-610 Leveraging IPC-A-610 for Informed Procurement Decisions Corintech: Your Trusted Electronics Manufacturing Partner for IPC-A-610 Class 3 Electronic Assemblies Conclusion What is IPC-A-610? IPC-A-610, is an industry-wide standard published by IPC

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Key Factors that Shape PCB Assembly Cost

As a manufacturer of electronic products, finding ways to optimise costs without compromising quality is crucial for maintaining a competitive edge in the market. One area where cost savings can be achieved is in the printed circuit board (PCB) assembly process. In this article, we’ll explore practical tips that can help you save on PCB assembly costs without sacrificing the quality and reliability of your final product. Let’s start by focusing on Design for Manufacturing (DFM) principles during the design phase. By carefully optimising your design for efficient assembly, you

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The Best Way to Find a New Manufacturing Partner

When it comes to growing your business, finding the right manufacturing partner can make all the difference. But with so many options, what is the best way to narrow the selection, and how do you know which one is the best fit for your company? In this article, we’ll explore some of the key factors to consider when selecting a manufacturing partner, as well as the best practices for finding and evaluating potential partners. Whether you’re a start-up looking to bring your first product to market or an established company

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Five Considerations When Designing IoT Devices

What is the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things (IoT) is a giant network of interconnected digital endpoints, from consumer devices to industrial sensors, all of which collect, store and share information about their environment and the way they are used, without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Thanks to the prevalence of wireless networks and the arrival of cheap computer chips, it is possible to turn almost any physical object into part of the IoT. The term Internet of Things was first coined in 1999, although the concept of

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Successfully Outsourcing Electronic Product Design

Choose the right design partner for your new product development (NPD) and you’ll reap the rewards of their additional resource and expertise, increase the likelihood of on-time project delivery with high-quality results, and achieve careful cost-control for what is often a high-expenditure (and therefore also high-risk) undertaking. The team at Corintech discuss how to successfully outsource electronic product design… There are many reasons for a company to consider outsourcing a design project or even their entire NPD process. Here are just three to consider: ●     In-house resource limitations are preventing

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Successfully Outsourcing Electronics Manufacture

When implemented carefully, outsourcing manufacture offers Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) a considerable range of potential business benefits. Conversely, if the subcontracting process goes wrong, the results can lead towards significant damage to an OEM’s business operations and reputation. Benefits of Outsourcing The electronics industry is fast-moving, with component packages getting ever smaller and more complex, and designs becoming increasingly densely packed. The equipment required to manufacture printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) is highly complex and requires significant capital expenditure. Using a Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) can buffer an OEM from

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AS9100 and Electronics Manufacturing

As an electronics manufacturer supplying aerospace and defence industries, we recently underwent an interim audit and are proud to have passed the inspection with flying colours. What Does AS9100 Mean to You? AS9100 is essentially proof that Corintech has a tight and controlled quality management system in place in each and all of its processes. It requires an additional 80 requirements and 18 amplifications on top of other quality management standards such as ISO 9001, specific to aerospace business operations. This, in turn, means the company is more likely to

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