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January 18, 2008 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has announced the release of IPC DRM-18H, Component Identification Training & Reference Guide. Revision H contains updated information on SSOP, TSOP, QFP, LQFP, PQFP, LCC, QFN, and BGA-related packages and new components include DFN, QFN, PoP, CSP, COB, bare die, and flip chip. In addition, a new section has been added that stresses the dangers of cross contamination when using lead-free components and assemblies.

IPC Releases New Component Identification Training and Reference Guide


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IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries
3000 Lakeside Drive
Bannockburn, IL, 60015
USA



Press release date: December 12, 2007

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., December 12, 2007 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has announced the release of IPC DRM-18H, Component Identification Training & Reference Guide. This comprehensive component identification resource for electronics assembly operators and inspectors contains color photographs, computer graphics, schematic symbols and detailed descriptions of more than 50 common through hole and surface mount components used in electronics assembly today.

The new Revision H contains updated information on small shrink outline package (SSOP), thin small outline package (TSOP), quad flat pack (QFP), low-profile quad flat pack (LQFP), plastic quad flat package (PQFP), leadless chip carrier (LCC), quad flat no-lead (QFN), and ball grid array (BGA)-related packages, including all the variations within those groups. New components include dual flat no-lead (DFN), quad flat no-lead (QFN) multi-row, package on package (PoP), chip scale package (CSP), chip on board (COB), bare die, and flip chip. In addition, a new section has been added that stresses the dangers of cross contamination when using lead-free components and assemblies.

The terminology section of the Reference Guide has quick facts on polarity, orientation, lead styles and component reference designators (CRDs). The Reading Component Values section includes easy-to-use color code charts for resistors and inductors, as well as charts for reading numbered capacitor data.

For more information on IPC standards and products, visit ipc.org/onlinestore.

About IPC IPC is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,300 member companies, which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of a $40 billion U.S. industry employing more than 350,000 people. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; and Shanghai, China. For more information, visit www.ipc.org.

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