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HDP User Group – New Idea Project Call

HDP User Group is pleased to announce a new project idea call. During the Pb-Free PWB Materials Reliability Phase 6 data gathering, several materials showed unexpected behavior of Tg by TMA. The observed anomalies highlighted the lack of understanding or limitations for use of the existing IPC test procedure (IPC TM This situation limits […]

Polar April news – CITS Printing / EIPC Technical snapshots / Speedstack and Si8000m Si9000e releases

April is a busy month for news at Polar, here   are the top 5 topics:   1. CITS880s printing enhanced. Making it easy to print all coupon waveforms as PDF in version 21_03:   http://www.polarinstruments.com/2021/CITS_all_waveforms.pdf     2. EIPC Insertion loss technical snapshot video for viewers whose technical background is not in electronics:   […]

New Gerber Layer Format Specification

Ucamco has published a new revision of the Gerber Layer Format Specification. The formal grammar of the complete language, in an Extended Backus-Naur Form, is now integrated in the specification. Furthermore, the G74 arc mode and moiré primitive were deprecated. An investigation of a representative sample of 10,000 recent files revealed that these constructs were […]