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Electrically conductive flexible adhesive

8 May 2015 electrically conductive

Polytec PU 1000 is a single part adhesive which cures quickly at room temperature to a flexible, electrically conductive polymer. It can replace traditional epoxies which are typically rigid and require high temperature¬†cure, giving production efficiencies and enabling new applications where pliability and conductivity is important. Polytec PU 1000¬†addresses applications in die attach, bonding of […]

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Latest Practical Components catalogue – tools for process validation, testing and training

30 July 2014 dummy components

The new Practical Components Catalogue is now available, bursting with updated dummy components, test boards and solder training kits. These are valued by engineers and technicians who use them to develop production processes, train colleagues and to evaluate equipment and materials. The Practical Components Catalogue contains a selection of solder training kits in both Lead-Free […]

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CircuitWorks circuit board rework & repair materials now available ex stock

7 February 2014 cleaning

The CircuitWorks range of pcb rework, repair and prototyping materials, which come in very convenient and easy to use formats, are now readily available from us ex stock. The easy-to-use valved pen and syringe delivery systems enable developers, technicians, installers and servicing engineers to carry out small area electronics repair. This includes cleaning, protection, bonding […]

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Practical Components helps diagnose and treat Head-in-Pillow failure

6 June 2012 dummy components

Head-in-Pillow (HiP) soldering defects are common with modern SMT component placement. As a result, Practical Components has introduced the PBGA 928-HiP, a component that is designed specifically to be susceptible to HiP defects. It features a large 4×4 body size, 928 balls and a single small die that has a propensity toward the ball-in-socket HiP […]

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Practical Components’ TMV PoP to be featured on Live Assembly Line at NEW 2011

5 April 2011 dummy components

Practical Components announces that its dummy components have been invited to be part of the Future Proof Assembly Line at the upcoming National Electronics Week exhibition, which is scheduled to take place April 12-13, 2011 at NEC Birmingham. Practical Components will supply the new Amkor TMV PoP (Package on Package) dummy component to the Future […]

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Cleaners, coatings and rework tools for electronics manufacturing – new website

14 February 2011 cleaning

Congratulations to old friends and sales partners Techspray, who have a new website. We have been successfully working with them for many years selling both Techspray and Plato products. These include the best quality desoldering braid, freezers and dusters, wipes, swabs, brushes, conformal coatings, temporary masks and cleaning chemistries. The Plato range includes solder pots […]

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