Technology, Equipment and Materials

Date of Publication: May 12, 2016
It takes a lot to be successful in electronics assembly: get the reference documents you need on all aspects of the job from solder materials, component characteristics, manufacturing and quality requirements, and acceptability of the final assembly. Includes 41 key documents for SMT and through-hole assembly, including the widely used IPC-A-610, J-STD-001 and IPC-A-620.

Date of Publication: Apr 13, 2016
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Selective Soldering in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. The global market for Selective Soldering Equipment is projected to reach US$63.5 million by 2022, driven by shrinking component size, rising component density and complexity, and growing investments in new generation semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The drive towards miniaturization of electronic components used mainly in telecom equipment and the increasing use of components that are temperature sensitive are being touted as key factors for growth of laser soldering. Simplified programming, flexible innovations, and better user interfaces are contributing towards the growth of selective soldering into a reliable replacement for custom pallets wave soldering and/or manual soldering.

Date of Publication: Mar 16, 2016

The global market for thermal management products will grow from about $10.7 billion in 2015 to nearly $11.2 billion in 2016 and $14.7 billion by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6% between 2016 and 2021. The scope of this report is broad, covering several product areas. The individual materials, hardware, and software product segments are presented in terms of market size and revenue trends. The revenue forecasts are explained in terms of the key market issues for that product segment, and are projected through 2021. The application sections feature forecasts for the most important applications by product.

Date of Publication: Mar 24, 2016
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexible Printed Circuit Boards in US$ Million. The Global market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Markets: Automotive, Computers & Data Storage, Consumer Electronics, Defense & Aerospace, Displays, Mobile Phones, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. The global market for Flexible Printed Circuit Boards is projected to reach US$15.2 billion by 2020, driven by the rising wave of electronic wearables and emerging new interest in foldable & rollable smartphones and polymer plastic solar cells. The market stands to benefit from the growing focus of manufacturers on design flexibility and performance.

Date of Publication: Jan 19, 2016
According to the new market research report "Conformal Coating Market by Material (Acrylic, Silicone, & Others), Equipment (Curing, Coating, & Others), Method (Brush Coating, Dipping, & Others), Application (Automotive Electronics, Medical Electronics, & Others), and Geography - Global Forecasts to 2020", the conformal coating market is estimated to reach USD 24.17 Million by 2020, at a CAGR of 5.99% between 2015 and 2020. The increasing use of electronic components especially in automotive, and consumer electronics sector, and growing demand for highly reliable electronic devices/equipment are the major drivers for the above said market.

Date of Publication: Jan 15, 2016
Manufacturers and designers of flexible printed boards need unique information on materials, manufacturing and design for these specialized interconnections. Put it all at your finger tips with this comprehensive collection of IPC's 15 key documents for flexible printed boards. Save 55% on individual document prices.

Date of Publication: Jan 15, 2016
This complete set of 12 documents includes the latest editions of every IPC cleaning guide and handbook. It is an invaluable tool for manufacturing engineers making decisions on cleaning products and processes. Also provides guidance for troubleshooting. Save 55% off individual document prices!