PTV Failure: Manufacturing Defects

In Alter Technology micro-sectioning is accomplished in a specifically dedicated laboratory and by ESA certified staff on PCB/SMD inspection. ESA selects those laboratories that according to the higher quality standards are recommended to perform such operations on SMT/PCB...

Plated Through Via Failures

Plated Through Vias (PTV) are critical elements in PCB systems and special care must be paid during their inspection in order to ensure the reliability, as they are one the main factors that determine the PCB Quality. The functionality and reliability of PTVs are dictated by:...

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Crimped Connectors | EEE Parts

Crimping together with wire wrapping and spring clip systems are the preferred alternatives for the solderless connection of electrical conductors. In particular, crimped connectors offer several advantages such as: Gas-tightness and protection against oxidation and corrosive...

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Satellite AEOLUS

The ESA (European Space Agency) named this satellite as Aeolus, coming from Greek mythology, Eolo (in Greek), is known as the father of the race eolia, the lord and god of the winds. What is intended with this satellite is to gather accurate information about the winds, not...