Beko Technologies' Drypoint X Series Designed for Energy Savings
Beko Technologies manufactures components and systems for compressed air processing and condensate technology. Its Drypoint X series of desiccant air dryers is designed to reduce energy consumption. According to the company, the design reduces air loss and uses energy-efficient components in combination with in-house controller programming to yield energy savings of up to 80%, compared to conventional designs. Visit beko-technologies.
Immersion tin and lead-free hot air solder leveling (HASL) coatings based on SnCu or SnAgCu alloys are widely used as surface finish materials for printed circuit boards (PCB). These coatings prevent the underlying copper from corrosion and preserve its solderability during lead-free assembly processes and for a long storage life of PCBs.
Surface finish types for commercially supplied stainless steel sheet are detailed in various standards. ASTM A480-12 and EN10088-2 are two; BS 1449-2 (1983) is still available, although no longer active. These standards are very similar in that they define eight grades of surface finish for stainless steel. Grade 7 is “buff polished,” while the highest polish—the so-called mirror polish—is designated Grade 8
It has been shown that the inexpensive chemically accelerated vibratory surface finishing (CAVSF) process can reduce the average surface roughness.