#ELECTRONICS

Anodizing

Modified Metals for Space Engineering Produced in Submilliseconds

Scientists from Russia's Tomsk Polytechnic University and the Institute of High Current Electronics, SB RAS, have developed a method to apply wear-resistant coatings on metals, followed by fusing them in the substrate.
#electronics

Electroplating

Replacing Nickel with Tri-Metal in Electronics Plating

Tri-metal—or white bronze—is becoming an increasingly popular topic and can be used as a replacement for using nickel in plating applications.
#electronics

Powder Coating

Meridian General Acquires PCS PowderCoat Services

Founded in 1981, PCS serves a wide spectrum of industries including automotive, home improvement, consumer products, sports equipment, musical instruments, electronics, cleaning and sanitizing, and the military.
#curing #masking #military

Anodizing

Plating Pioneer Fred Nobel Passes at 98

Nobel was owner of LeaRonal, Inc. which developed and produced specialty chemical additives and other products used by the connector, printed circuit board, semiconductor, and metal-finishing industries.
#electronics #masking #pollutioncontrol

Electroplating

New PCB Plating Process Is Reshoring Success for Whelen Engineering

Whelen Engineering was among the thousands of OEMs that sourced its printed circuit boards from Asia until increasing costs led the company to build—greenfield and in-house—America’s first new rigid PCB shop in 15 years.
#electronics

Liquid Coating

40 Under 40: Apple's Sean Novak Leads New Generation of Finishing Leaders

Novak has reached the apex of his career (so far) as manager of the surface finishing team at Apple Inc., a Cupertino, California-based conglomerate that designs, develops and sells consumer electronics, software and online services.
#curing #masking #pollutioncontrol

Electroplating

Electroplating, Electrochemistry and Electronics - The 15th William Blum Lecture - Part 4 References and Biography

This article is the last of four parts of a re-publication of the 15th William Blum Lecture, presented at the 61st AES Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, on June 17, 1974. This section contains the reference/citation list and the author biography.
#research #electronics

Electroplating

Electroplating, Electrochemistry and Electronics - The 15th William Blum Lecture - Part 3

This article is the third of four parts of a re-publication of the 15th William Blum Lecture, presented at the 61st AES Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, on June 17, 1974. Dr. George Dubpernell reviews the history and extent of commercial plating, then delves into the electrochemical science, including potentials, overvoltage and connections to electronics.
#electronics #research

Electroplating

Electroplating, Electrochemistry and Electronics - The 15th William Blum Lecture - Part 2

This article is the second of four parts of a re-publication of the 15th William Blum Lecture, presented at the 61st AES Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, on June 17, 1974. Dr. George Dubpernell reviews the history and extent of commercial plating, then delves into the electrochemical science, including potentials, overvoltage and connections to electronics.
#electronics #research

Electroplating

Electroplating, Electrochemistry and Electronics - The 15th William Blum Lecture - Part 1

This article is the first of four parts of a re-publication of the 15th William Blum Lecture, presented at the 61st AES Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, on June 17, 1974. Dr. George Dubpernell reviews the history and extent of commercial plating, then delves into the electrochemical science, including potentials, overvoltage and connections to electronics.
#research #electronics

Electroplating

Nanoscale Sealing Produces Anti-Tarnish Advantage for Electronics

Umicore Sealing 691 leaves technical characteristics unaffected.
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Electroplating

Thin Multilayer Palladium Coatings for Semiconductor Packaging Applications Part I: Solderability

The 1996 AES Gold Medal Award was given to I.V. Kadija and his co-workers for the Best Paper appearing in Plating and Surface Finishing in 1995. Their work dealt with the use of palladium in electronics finishing in the 1990s. This paper covered the evaluation of such finishes for solderability.
#research #electronics

Electroplating

Electrochemical Assessment of Sn-Pb Solderability

The 1991 AES Gold Medal Award was given to D.M. Tench and D.P. Anderson for the Best Paper appearing in Plating and Surface Finishing in 1990. Their work dealt with a very important concern in electronics finishing in the 1990s - testing for solderability and relating it to real world performance.
#research #electronics

Anodizing

Min Zou, Mechanical Engineer and Coating Specialist, Named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Zou holds the fellow for research on nanoscale surfaces like anti-reflective coatings for solar panels, friction-reducing coatings in electronics and coatings.
#electronics #energy #masking

Electroplating

Bright Future for Plating LED Lights

LEDs are widely used in the electronics and automotive industries, together with household and road lighting applications. Silver plating of the LED substrate can be carried out via conventional rack or reel-to-reel plating procedures.
#automotive #electronics

Electroplating

Vertical Acid Copper Plating for PCB Manufacturing

Developments expand in the world of printed circuit boards.
#basics #electronics

Anodizing

Bright Lights, Big Finish for Electronics Plater

Wisconsin manufacturer of printed circuit boards for the LED lighting industry and others in the electronics sector has seen business boom in the past few years.
#electronics #pollutioncontrol #masking

Electroplating

NaturalNano Buys General Super Plating

GSP specializes in high quality plating on plastics, plating parts for world-famous brand names in the appliance, automotive, electrical, electronics, marine, medical, military, personal care, and plumbing industries.
#marine #pollutioncontrol #masking

Parts Cleaning

GAME Changers

Phoenix company APSM builds and finishes gaming devices for the casino industry, including all electronics and harnesses.
#masking #electronics #curing

Electrochemical Cell Geometry for Uniform Processing of Printed Circuit Boards

Faraday Technology has developed and patented an electrochemical cell geometry based on a novel flow mechanism for uniform processing (metallization or electroetching) of printed circuit boards.
#electronics #surfin