Tag Archives: PCBs

IPC Files Comments on Second Proposal Regulations for Military Electronics under ITAR

In regulatory comments filed September 9, 2013, IPC commended the U.S. Department of State (DoS) Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) on its decision to enumerate printed circuit boards (PCBs) in proposed revisions to Category XI (military electronics) of the U.S. Munitions List (USML). The DoS re-proposed the rule in order to solicit additional public […]

First Export Control Reform Rule Follows IPC Advocacy for PCB Enumerations

On Tuesday, April 16, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and State published rules implementing initial Export Control Reform. The rules will amend the ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) by revising USML (U.S. Munitions List)  Categories VIII (Aircraft and Related Articles), XVII (Classified Articles, Technical Data, and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated), and XXI (Articles, […]

Thermal modeling becomes Verizon’s hot issue

One of the largest U.S. telecom providers is touting two technologies, modeling and thermal management. Late last month at its annual equipment suppliers meeting, Verizon told its  hardware manufacturers they have to use thermal modeling when they design circuit boards and cabinets. The telecom giant feels that using modeling, simulation and computational fluid dynamics to […]