Monday, June 25, 2018
Publication Date: 06/1/2010
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Eliminating Costly Cable Wiring Errors

Cable assemblies and wire harnesses are everywhere. From the simple coil-cord attaching your telephone and receiver, to the cable that connects your PC to your printer, to the wiring harness in the dashboard of your car, to the miles of wiring in today's aircraft — cables and harnesses ...Read More
Package Converter Sidesteps Chip Obsolescence

Today's electronics marketplace is represented by multiple customer categories such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, medical devices, military, aerospace, industrial controls, embedded computing and other, more esoteric areas. The semiconductor industry must ...Read More
How Dynalab Switched to AOI

Maintaining the highest quality standards have always been paramount to the success of Dynalab, a Columbus, Ohio-based Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider. Founded in 1981, Dynalab's 300-plus associates presently occupy 100,000 square feet in the company's headquarters ...Read More
Why Use Loose Piece Contacts?

There are two basic types of electrical terminals — reeled terminals and loose piece terminals, commonly known as loose piece contacts (LPC). Both types are crimped onto the ends of stripped wires to form a mechanical and electrical connection, but that is where the similarity ends ...Read More
Rooting Out Counterfeits

With an ever-growing number of counterfeit concerns, there are many analysis techniques available for rooting them out. It's important that trained experts use these tools to assure a company that its component inventory is authentic. Focus therefore must be dedicated to uncovering ...Read More
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