Tag Archives: Committees

IPC Standards Committee Reports: Assembly & Joining, Cleaning & Coating, Product Assurance

These standards committee reports from IPC’s Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings have been compiled to help keep you up to date on IPC standards committee activities. This is the first in a series of reports. Assembly and Joining  The 5-21a IPC-7070 Task Group is developing IPC-7070, Component Mounting – Issues and Recommendations, which will supersede […]

Honoring Committees

Creating a standard takes a tremendous amount of time and effort. There’s lots of information to understand before committee members can decide how alternative solutions will be handled. That’s true for all committees. But some always have a few more concerns than others, making standards development a bit harder. At Wednesday’s IPC APEX EXPO® Awards Luncheon, […]

IPC Call for Awards Nominations – due August 2, 2010

Please send all nominations to awards@ipc.org. The President’s Award is given to IPC members who have exhibited ongoing leadership in IPC and have made significant contributions of their time and talent to the association and the electronics interconnect industry. Individuals can receive this award only once. Next presentation: Week of September 27, 2010 at Electronics […]

Standards Development Update Videos

During IPC APEX EXPO 2009, IConnect007 and IPC produced a series of videos called “Real Time with IPC.” Several of the videos from APEX are posted to IPC’s YouTube channel, IPCAssociation. IPC also regularly posts videos answering the “Tech Question of the Week.” Here are a few standards-related videos from IPC’s YouTube channel. The interviewees […]

Decoupling Performance Class and Quality Assurance testing—YES, and add Reliability

‘Functional Performance’ Classes cannot be equated with ‘Reliability’ classes–they are not the same. I have tried unsuccessfully in the past to put a disclaimer into the scope of these documents, to alert the readers that only an appropriate ‘Design-for-Reliability’ would assure reliability. While good quality—and IPC-6012 and IPC-6013 assure quality, is a requirement for reliability, […]

More tidbits from the standards meetings at IPC APEX EXPO

Although IPC has a wide range of services, we are certainly most well known for standards development. The marketing department was able to wrest these nuggets out of the tech staff as far as accomplishments made by the committees at the show on the PCB side. Many thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who attended the […]

Parting comments from a committee member

We received a nice goodbye from Don Youngblood, active on a number of assembly committees, after he announced his retirement recently. He said “It has been a very enjoyable experience and I gained a lot of knowledge from my learned committee members. The social part of the experience was also very enjoyable. As one of […]