ESD–Smaller Parts, Bigger Problems

August 10th, 2016 (No Comments)

ESD Sparks Conversation It’s no shock that smaller electronic parts have been causing bigger ESD (electrostatic dissipation) problems–serious problems that cause component damage and money. How much damage depends on the sensitivity or susceptibility of the device. Thankfully you can put controls in place to significantly reduce ESD incidents. Preplanning, understanding causes and solutions, and wearing […]

Twelve Reasons to Consider a Mantis Stereo Microscope

July 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

Sleek and Ergonomical How many of you have ever seen or used an eyepiece-less microscope like Vision Engineering’s Mantis? Ever wonder about the name–Mantis? Take a good look. What’s the head remind you of? A praying _____.  That, however is about as far as the comparison goes.The Mantis series of microscopes offer some of the […]

Cleanrooms – Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make

July 14th, 2016 (No Comments)

Keep Contamination at Bay You may or may not have ever had to don cleanroom clothing. If you have, you understand the “musts” of putting the multiple layers of protection on yourself to keep contamination at bay. The more critical the application the more clothes you’ll need. There’s no bones about it; everything is dirty. […]

Choosing a Soldering System

May 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

The Drag Racer or the Grocery Getter? When choosing a soldering system — Going for the shiny, expensive one with amped up wattage may not be the best way to go. Take your time. Which one’s the best fit for the job? Consider – How many tips will you need hot at the same time? Will you […]

Your Own Smart House for Doing Business

May 12th, 2016 (No Comments)

Fabulous Features at Your Fingertips There’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint to make a house feel new again. All-Spec has gone way beyond surface changes in redesigning the website.  Like a smart house, the All-Spec website anticipates your needs and works to provide everything at your fingertips. Although we don’t have built-in surround […]