Tag Archives: IPC-A-600

IPC Unveils New IPC Korea Standards Committee

With the support of IPC and the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, the IPC Korea Standards Committee officially opened for business on December 15, 2014. The opening ceremony was hosted by Korea Electronics Technology Association (KETA) in Gumi, South Korea, and boasted a list of 31 attendees, including: LIG Nex1, SAMSUNG Thales, Hanwha, and […]

Three Cheers for the IPC Technical Committees

IPC President Denny McGuirk’s December 1 Editorial from IPC Intouch It’s been a very bright year for our standards development activities and, as the year draws to a close, I want to make sure our “unsung heroes” get their congratulations and thanks from the IPC staff, members and Board. There is no doubt that the […]

IPC Standards Progress Reports – Boards, Embedded, Flex and More

2010 IPC Electronics Midwest Standards Development Committees Progress Reports Following are brief summaries of select committees, subcommittees and task groups. BASE MATERIALS The 3-11 Laminate/Prepreg Materials Subcommittee continued its work on Amendment 1 to IPC-4101C, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Mulitlayer Printed Boards. This meeting covered: 1) the inclusion of DMA testing for […]

PCB Multi-Issue Microsection Wall Poster

A gift for the holidays for the PCB department that has everything! Dubbed the “nightmare microsection,” this full-color, 24×36-inch (60 x 90 cm) wall poster identifies 42 phenomena that can be seen in cross-sections of plated-through holes. Outstanding visual for supporting discussions of common (and not so common) phenomena. All defects are labeled and match […]

Change documents available for IPC-A-610E, J-STD-001E, IPC-A-600H and IPC-6012C

What’s new in the newest IPC revisions? IPC has made it easier than ever for you to start using the new documents. Visit http://www.ipc.org/610 or http://www.ipc.org/001 to download a free change document (.pdf) showing all of the differences in each document and/or a fact sheet (.pdf) that summarizes the edits. Visit http://www.ipc.org/600 or http://www.ipc.org/6012 to […]

Now Available! IPC-A-600H, IPC-6012C, IPC-A-610E, IPC J-STD-001E

The new revisions are now available. IPC-A-610E – Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies IPC-A-610 is the most widely used electronics assembly standard in the world. A must for all quality assurance and assembly departments, IPC-A-610E illustrates industry-accepted workmanship criteria for electronic assemblies through full-color photographs and illustrations. Topics include flex attachment, board in board, part on […]

IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012 Standards Revisions to Debut at IPC APEX EXPO

View Video Technical Project Manager John Perry discusses upcoming publication of the two most widely-used IPC standards for the printed board industry, IPC-A-600H and IPC-6012C,  at IPC APEX EXPO. Perry delivers in-depth analysis of what is being revised within each standard, both of which have not been updated since 2004. The standards have been revised […]

IPC Certification Continues to Attract Even in Downturn

One interesting thing we are seeing at IPC is that participation in certification programs is strong even in the midst of the recession. Since December 2008, the number of certified IPC trainers for our five standards-based programs (IPC-A-610, IPC-A-600, IPC-7711/21, J-STD-001 and IPC/WHMA-A-620) has increased by 11.5%. Clearly some companies are continuing to invest in training […]