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In Their Element

One of the truly fun diversions of the electronics manufacturing community has been the ongoing Friday Element Quiz on the IPC TechNet email listserv. For nearly two years, a few clues have been posited to the TechNet members each week, … Continue reading

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Is a Pb-Free Consensus Achievable?

Folks, Recently I posted a note about a flurry of Technet posts in which I was misquoted regarding the status of lead-free electronics assembly.  Harvey Miller then weighed in.  I responded. And this in turn raised more comments. All of this caused me … Continue reading

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Toyota Recall Has Pb-Free Critics in Overdrive

Are Toyota’s gas pedal failures caused by a breakdown in the electronics system? And if so, are the much-publicized recalls tied to a lead-free problem? That’s been the hot topic on the TechNet email forum for over a week now. … Continue reading

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