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Conecsus Presents SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions at Upcoming SMTA Chihuahua Expo & Tech Forum

Terrell, Texas, USA -- Conecsus, LLC, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, will exhibit at the SMTA Expo and Tech Forum Chihuahua Edition, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 beginning at 09:00 am. The venue is Salon Villarreal, Colegio, Lomas del Valle, Chihuahua, Chih., Mexico. More information is available at https://www.smta.org/chapters/chapters_detail.cfm?chapter_id=120.

Local representatives Roberto G Valenzuela Camargo, Laura Robleto, and Yessica Romero  will be in the booth, and will illustrate how the company processes wastes containing primarily Tin, Tin-Zinc, Lead, Silver, Gold, and Copper, and converts them into usable metal products for sale into the global market. Conecsus recently won a coveted Mexico Technology Award for its unique and innovative metals waste and dross recycling technologies.

With patented, advanced recycling technologies, Conecsus keeps its customers compliant with local, state, and federal regulations while decreasing their carbon footprint and reportable waste streams. Conecsus, LLC is a sophisticated ‘green’ recycler and refiner of SMT solder/solder paste wastes and residues, as well as Tin, Lead, Silver, Gold, and Copper from a variety of manufacturing industries. Conecsus converts these wastes into usable metal products.

About Conecsus

Founded in 1980, Conecsus, LLC is a sophisticated ‘green’ recycler and refiner of SMT solder/solder paste wastes and residues, as well as Tin, Tin-Zinc, Lead, Silver, Gold, and Copper from a variety of manufacturing industries. Located in Terrell, Texas, USA, Conecsus converts these wastes into usable metal products. Conecsus’ mission is to provide innovative and high-quality industrial byproducts management, metal recovery, and recycling options that provide world-class value and service to our customers, and display respect and stewardship toward the environment. For more information, visit www.conecsusllc.com.





ZESTRON Academy to Host FREE Webinar: Should You Clean PCBs?

Manassas, VA – March 6, 2019 ZESTRON, the global leading provider of high precision cleaning products, services, and training solutions in the electronics manufacturing and semiconductor industries, is pleased to announce that it will host “Should You Clean PCBs?” on Thursday March 21st, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT. This is the first installment of the ZESTRON Academy 2019 Cleaning Webinar Series, and will be presented by our industry expert, Umut Tosun, M.S.Ch.E, Application Technology Manager.

 

Removing impurities from a printed circuit board’s surface and underneath its components is critically important to ensuring the reliability of electronic assemblies. This ZESTRON Academy webinar provides insight into potential sources of board failure such as electrochemical migration, leakage currents, and white residues then explores the methods and benefits of fully cleaning PCBs.

 

“Do not miss out on this opportunity to review the fundamentals of electronic cleaning processes and how this impacts the long-term reliability of critical electronics assemblies,” said Sal Sparacino, Sales and Marketing Manager, ZESTRON.

 

For more information or to register for this free webinar visit us online.

 

About ZESTRON:

ZESTRON is headquartered in Manassas, Virginia and operates in more than 35 countries. With eight technical centers worldwide and the industry’s most knowledgeable team of engineers focused on high precision cleaning, ZESTRON’s commitment to ensuring that its customers surpass even the most stringent cleaning requirements is without equal.

For additional information or to tour one of our technical centers, please visit www.zestron.com.





Specialty Coating Systems Signs on New Representation for MI, OH and KY

February 25, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems today announced the appointment of Quality Associates as its newest manufacturers’ representative. Based in Michigan, the agency will represent SCS’ PrecisionCoat spray and dispense line, cure ovens and ionic contamination test systems in the states of Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky.

Quality Associates was started in 1990 by engineer Steve Neumaier. The company primarily focuses on capital equipment but has represented some consumable/distribution lines over the years as well. In 2017, Brad Kendall joined Quality Associates bringing 14 years of experience in manufacturing engineering in both the industrial computer electronics and automotive electronics industry and 16 years of sales experience.

With 29 years of experience in the Michigan and Ohio markets, Quality Associates is highly respected and well connected to its client base. The team’s engineering background allows them to bring a technical and consultative approach to sales. For more information, visit www.quality-associates.net.

SCS leads the industry with state-of-the-art coating, curing and testing systems. From laboratory applications to advanced production systems, SCS customers benefit from technology that delivers unmatched accuracy and reliability. To learn more, please contact SCS at +1.317.244.1200 or visit www.SCSequip.com.

 

About Specialty Coating Systems

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Specialty Coating Systems offers industry-leading liquid coating systems, including spray, spin and dip coating systems, thermal and UV cure systems and ionic contamination test systems. SCS also offers world-leading Parylene conformal coating services, systems and materials with over 45 years of application experience and expertise in the medical device, electronics, transportation, aerospace and defense industries. With locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, SCS leverages its worldwide resources to meet customer needs on a global basis. To find out more about SCS and its leading product lines, visit www.SCSequip.com.





SAKI Corporation's AOI Systems are the First to be Certified by Panasonic

Tokyo, Japan - 28 January 2019 - Saki Corporation, an innovator an innovator in the field of automated optical and x-ray inspection and measurement equipment, announces that SAKI's automated optical inspection (AOI) systems are the first AOI systems certified to support Panasonic's latest Advanced Process Control-Mounted Feedback (APC-MFB2 ) system. Field tests conducted using SAKI's 3D AOI systems to provide feedback data to Panasonic's APC-MFB2 system resulted in maximization of overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) through increases in process stability and yield. The entire lineup of SAKI 3D AOI systems, in all available image resolutions, including 7µm, 12µm, and 18µm, were certified.
 
SAKI's 3D AOI system inspects and measures the printed circuit board during the assembly process and feeds measurement results for the components' actual location to the Panasonic NPM series pick-and-place system to ensure mounting position accuracy. The system uses measurement results from SAKI's 3D AOI to analyze placement offset trends and optimize performance to improve SMT production-line process repeatability, accuracy, and yield. APC-MFB2 is an extension of Panasonic's APC-MFB and handles multiple package types such as small-outline and grid array packages.
 
"We are honored to enter this successful partnership with Panasonic Smart Factory Solutions," said Yoshihiro Akiyama, CTO for SAKI Corporation. "SAKI has always focused on the quality of the data and the accuracy of the measurements that our equipment communicates to the other systems in the SMT line. Thanks to APC-MFB2, feedback can be independent of general variations often found in the components. The process is constantly monitored by a built-in self-diagnostic functionality in the AOI software, elevating machine accuracy and repeatability to the highest level. This is a very important aspect for yield improvement, not only in the pre-reflow process, but in the entire SMT line for meeting M2M connection requirements."
 
SAKI will be exhibiting this new breakthrough technology for Smart Factory, along with its 3D AOI, SPI, AXI, 2D bottom-side AOI, and award-winning Saki Self-Programming Software, at IPC APEX Expo, January 29-31, San Diego, CA, in booth #1407. For more information or to make an appointment contact Saki at 1.510.556.6459, email sales.us@sakiglobal.com, or visit our website at www.sakiglobal.com.

 

About Saki Corporation
 
Since its inception in 1994, Saki has led the way in the development of automated recognition through robotic vision technology. Saki's 3D automated solder paste, optical, and x-ray inspection systems (SPI, AOI, AXI) have been recognized to provide the stable platform and advanced data capture mechanisms necessary for true M2M communication, improving production, process efficiency, and product quality. Saki Corporation has headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, with offices, sales, and support centers around the world. 





Vision Engineering Launches FREE Electronics Academy Webinar Series to help identity and rectify PCB

Vision Engineering Vision Engineering has teamed up with industry-expert Bob Willis to broadcast a free Electronics Academy Webinar Series aimed at identifying the issues affecting PCB/SMT assembly and the challenges of achieving Zero Defect Manufacture. The 3 part webinar is focused on improving quality and reducing costs through improving the inspection process.

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The series begins on June 16th with Solder Joint Inspection & Process Defects. During this webinar participants will learn how to minimize inspection and process defects, identify common joint failures, causes, cures and corrective actions. Bob will explain the best ways to inspect solder joints on conventional and surface mount assemblies with reference to international standards (e.g. IPC 610 and IPC J-STD-001). On June 29th Counterfeit Component Inspection & Detection will be broadcasted. Production, quality and purchasing teams will learn how to inspect conventional and surface mount devices to identify counterfeit component and avoid expensive consequences. In this webinar Bob will illustrate the most common issues faced by these teams, how to test parts and demonstrate the importance of photographic documentation to provide reference standards for the future.

The 3 part series closes on July 21st with Conformal Coating Inspection & Coating Faults. The use of conformal coating is growing in popularity. Regardless of application method, either manual or automated inspection is required in most applications, carried out under normal or UV light, with reference to international standards. During this webinar, Bob will cover the inspection of coatings, setting up of inspection standards, as well as the common process defects and corrective actions Bob Willis is a globally-recognized expert in surface mount and area array technology, providing training and consultancy to electronics manufacturers worldwide for over 30 years. Bob regularly speaks at international events, providing expert knowledge to improve skills and knowledge for electronics production staff and engineers. For more information on the Electronics Academy Webinar or to register visit www.visioneng.com/electronicswebinar





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