Tag Archives: Apex

RoHS, Six Years After

Folks, I was at IPC Apex Expo the other week.  San Diego is a great venue for the show, but I always forget how cold it can be (55°-65°F) this time of year. While at the show, I was interviewed … Continue reading

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Unplugged

Another federal energy investment has gone South — no, make that West. Lithium ion batteries have been in the news again following Boeing’s highly publicized Dreamliner battery difficulties. China’s Wanxiang Group has received clearance from the US Committee on Foreign … Continue reading

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Upcoming Chats

SMT process consultant Phil Zarrow’s moderated chat is today at 2pm Eastern. You don’t need to make the live session in order to ask a question: questions may be submitted in advance. Future chats will cover data transfer, PCB cleaning, … Continue reading

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No Silver Lining

Many people have been infatuated by the price of gold in recent months, but the price of silver has also skyrocketed. In 2000 silver was about $3 per troy oz. In the eight years that followed, its price grew to $15/oz. Today it … Continue reading

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