Technological advances in electronics manufacturing and the design of automobiles have brought about a trend toward very narrow specifications and increasingly stringent requirements on the quality of electrodeposited layers of nickel.
Dr. Jurgen W. Böcker
Supervisor of Thin Film Processes, IBM Sindelfingen
Pattee vast experience in electronics, rectification, ovens and other fields.
Ultrathin coating could protect 2D materials from corrosion, enabling their use in optics and electronics.
The liquid and powder coating Top Shops are revealed in the September issue of Products Finishing, along with features on maximizing the service life of process tanks and a look at the next generation of corrosion-resistant finishes for electronics applications.
This paper describes several next-generation approaches to increasing the corrosion-resistance of electroplated articles using various methods in the search for finishes to replace the Ni/Au industry standard.
GF Piping supplies a range of products for industrial process control.
Bowman coating thickness measurement system offers flexibility for measuring a variety of sample sizes, shapes and quantities.
This is a re-publication of the 1992 AESF Gold Medal Award paper for best paper published in Plating & Surface Finishing in 1991. It introduces a then-new technique for repairing near-opens (constrictions) in the wiring on printed circuit boards has been developed.
Dr. Arunava Gupta
Research Staff Member, IBM Watson Research Center
At Goddard, the Model P will precisely analyze ENIG, ENEPIG and alloys on printed circuit boards.
Exair’s NEMA 4X cabinet cooler is designed purge and cool electrical control panels, protecting sensitive electronics from heat, dirt and moisture.
SASSC liquid-cooled DC power conversion systems from Process Electronics Corp. (PEC) are designed for a range of surface finishing applications, including electroplating, electropainting, anodizing and galvanizing.
GF Piping Systems will feature Signet 2751 DryLoc pH/ORP Smart Sensor Electronics at Sur/Fin 2018, designed for probe health, glass impedance and broken glass detection for improved pH/oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) monitoring and control.
A team from TE Connectivity visited the mass finishing solution provider’s Process Technology Center to get help in developing a very specific surface finish for a new automotive connector.
Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science’s benchtop FT110A and FT150 energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence analyzers can be used for measuring a range of metal finishing and electronics applications.
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.
At UC Santa Cruz, an electrical engineer has teamed up with astronomers to improve telescope mirrors using thin-film technology from the electronics industry
D6 Industries’ HydroTrak liquid cold plates are designed to better cool power electronics to optimize their performance and protect their valuable electronic systems.
Revier, who was attending IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries gathering in Washington, D.C. for IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2017 to advocate for a pro-growth, pro-advanced-manufacturing policy agenda.
Donald Walsh has been with Uyemura International Corp. for 20 years and retires this month as its director of operations. His involvement with the surface finishing industry—and specifically the electronic and circuit board sectors—has been enormous.
The company says the video is designed to show how the electronics industry can now achieve the IPX-7 (30 minutes submersion in water at a depth of 1 meter) or more of waterproofing that is so required by mobile device manufacturers.
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.
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.
Tri-metal—or white bronze—is becoming an increasingly popular topic and can be used as a replacement for using nickel in plating applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.