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Latex Gloves – Are You Allergic?


Many industrial manufacturing environments require workers to wear protective gloves, including during electronics and medical device production and assembly. Latex gloves not only protect workers from harmful chemicals but also protect products from worker contact and contamination during manufacturing Read more

ST 925 SMT Rework System–Three favorites combined into one nice savings


Save a few steps--and some money--with the Pace 925 SMT Rework System Pace has introduced a new low-cost “combination” system ideal for surface mount technology (SMT) rework. It’s worth adding up the savings by comparing the a la carte prices Read more

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation Soldering Station Changes Everything


You may or may not have heard about Metcal’s new soldering station, the CV-5200. The evolutionary tool removes much of the reliance on visual inspection of hand-soldered joints and adds a second, more technology-driven method for validating a successful Read more

Upgrade Your Training Techniques with STI Electronics

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A company built on more than 55 years of industry experience, STI Electronics was founded in 1982 by the same pioneers who helped to develop soldering schools for both NASA and the Department of Defense. Now, through our exclusive partnership with STI we’re able to offer a range of advanced training and evaluation kits including standard or customized solutions and more.

Looking for instructional training or analytics? Go straight to the source for incredible opportunities directly through STI. With multiple classes offered weekly, comprehensive services and plenty of hands-on training, STI makes it easy to find the perfect fit for your unique application requirements.


Three Ways the Weller WR3ME Rework System Works for YOU

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Designed to address your most demanding challenges, the new WR3ME series from Weller delivers the tools you need to get the job done. Featuring a large, intuitive LCD display and including several essential handpieces, this system meets the requirements of today’s modern rework applications quickly and easily. Read on to discover our top three reasons to invest in the WR3ME, then find yours at All-Spec for less.

  1.  Enhanced Flexibility. Engineered for versatility, the WR3ME rework system distributes 400 watts of power over three independently-controlled channels and includes up to 21 tool options.
  2. Improved Productivity. Designed to enhance your everyday efficiency, the Weller WR3ME reaches temperature performance in less than five seconds and eliminates system cooling requirements to reduce operational costs.
  3. Increased Process Control. Engineered to improve rework process control and temperature stability, the ESD-safe Weller WR3ME features propriety software to enable data logging and PC connectivity.


Alpha Recycling: Your Solution for Sustainable Soldering

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The first choice in soldering essentials for manufacturers around the globe, Alpha is the go-to brand for a complete range of innovative products and solutions like solder paste, cleaners, fluxes, accessories and more. But that’s not the only reason to give this brand your business.  With recycling facilities located throughout the Americas and Europe, Alpha is committed to ensuring sustainability in soldering, allowing manufacturers to safely and efficiently recycle to meet environmental standards while also maximizing their return. Read more about Alpha’s recycling services and locations here, then discover the responsible choice in soldering with our complete range of Alpha soldering solutions at All-Spec.


Industry Roundup: Our Top 5 News Picks of the Month

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Here at All-Spec, we’re always keeping an eye out for industry articles and useful information to share in our monthly Industry Roundup. Below you’ll find just a few of the best videos and articles we’ve discovered over the past few weeks.

Cleanroom Safety and PPE
A cleanroom safety program should define how cleanroom garments are worn to enhance operator safety. This article illustrates a few examples of safety criteria for hoods, masks, coveralls, and booties.

3D Printer Can Replicate Itself
Bristol-based RepRapPro has refined the original Ormerod single-color 3D printer, making it easier to assemble with improved wiring looms, a simple plugin connection and no soldering necessary.

Internet of Things Security Reaches Tipping Point
It all began more than four years ago with HD Moore’s groundbreaking research on embedded device security including VoIP, DSL, SCADA, printers, videoconferencing, and switching equipment.

Clean the Cleanroom, Clean the Product
While the underlying principles of critical cleaning and good process design are similar for the product and the cleanroom, requirements may be distinctive for the cleanroom surface itself.

How an Idea Becomes a Product
Learn how great ideas go from inkling to offering with this video featuring original animations by Chandrakant Patel, HP Senior Fellow and Chief Engineer of HP Labs.

 


5 Reasons to Make Alpha Your 1st Choice in Soldering

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The go-to brand for manufacturers all over the world, Alpha offers a range of soldering essentials for the electronics production industry. Read on to discover our top five reasons to give Alpha a try, then shop our selection for lower prices every day.

1. With a complete line of solder paste, wire, stencils, cleaners, fluxes, accessories and more, Alpha is the industry’s choice in soldering essentials.

2. Alpha adheres to a global management system to ensure operation excellence both locally and around the world.

3. With recycling facilities conveniently located throughout the Americas and Europe, Alpha is committed to helping to protect the environment.

4. Equipped with the best research and development facilities, Alpha is at the forefront of their field.

5. Alpha is one of Hisco’s most trusted brands – in fact, they sell more Alpha products than any other distributor.