During the productronica fair PIEK will be present at the IPC Pavilion. You can find the stand at A3.318 in Hall 3. At the fair IPC will organize a unique competition for the soldering specialist.
Online PR News – 11-November-2013 – Munich, Germany – IPC Hand Soldering Competition at productronica 2013
12-15 November 2013 Munich, Germany
Do you or someone you know have what it takes to win at hand soldering? The time to shine is at the IPC Hand Soldering Competition in conjunction with productronica 2013.
This contest recognizes the best skills in hand soldering complex printed board assemblies. For the first time at productronica, IPC will host a hand soldering competition. Hand soldering of high density printed boards demands highly skilled operators to ensure a zero-defect soldering process.
Who is the best of the best? If you think you have what it takes to be a champion of hand soldering, then bring your skills to the IPC Hand Soldering Competition at productronica 2013, 12-15 November 2013 Munich, Germany! The competition will be held at the IPC hand soldering competiton stand, A3.415.
Over four days, participants will compete against each other to build a functional electronics assembly within a 45-minute time limit. Assemblies will be judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610E Class 3 criteria, the speed at which the assembly was produced and overall electrical functionality of the assembly. IPC-A-610 Master Instructors will serve as the judges.
Download IPC Hand Soldering Competition flyer
Cash awards will be given to the winner and two runners-up. The winner will also get the chance to compete at the IPC World Championship at IPC APEX EXPO® in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2014. IPC reserves the right, in its sole discretion on selection of the participants.
1st place — €500; 2nd place — €300; 3rd place — €100
Registration Form (.pdf) or http://www.ipc.org/secure/forms/2013/productronica-hsc-en.aspx