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27.12.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Fire at Würth Elektronik’s PCB plant in Niedernhall, Germany

Fire destroyed parts of the PCB plant of Würth Elektronik in Niedernhall Germany. Nobody was injured, no effects on the environment.

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23.09.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Flex-rigid printed circuit boards with UL Classification – a strength of Würth Elektronik

Receiving a UL Mark for flex-rigid printed circuit boards is not easy, as there are many different combinations of materials and configurations. After a time-intensive and close coordination with the UL engineers, an enormous amount of test patterns and high costs, Würth Elektronik was able to record a big achievement ...

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05.08.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

WEdirekt configurator built into a new online quotation tool for mounting PCBs

With immediate effect, the Pforzheim-based mounting service provider M. Richter is rolling out an online price calculation feature for its mounting operation. At the core of the quotation tool is a move to integrate the PCB configurator from WEdirekt ...

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24.07.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

New generation of data formats for printed circuit board production

A new generation of data formats for PCB production are emerging that enable the exchange of data between CAD (development) and CAM (production). At Würth Elektronik, they have already been successfully implemented...

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22.07.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Rigid-flex technology combined with impedance testing

The high clock rates of modern components and the associated short switching times for high signal transmission rates have created a requirement for impedance matching for rigid-flex technology...

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26.06.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Harsh Environment: Rigid-flex printed circuit board proves its reliably in every curve

Motorcycle sport is notorious for complex technology and the highest material requirements: rapid pace, extreme load changes in corners, high summer heat, mud, dust, dirt - all this has a significant influence on the machine and especially on its highly sensitive electronics...

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27.03.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

A success story: Rigid-flex PCBs replace complex wiring

Connectors, electronic drives and sensors can be scaled to smaller dimensions than ever before due to increasingly sophisticated development and production methods in electronical engineering, electronics and precision engineering. Nevertheless, there remains a sticking point: ...

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05.03.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

More than 40% growth: Enormous growth on the WEdirekt online shop

With strong revenue growth WEdirekt, the online circuit boards store at Würth Elektronik has managed an extremely successful year in 2013. Carina Harnisch, the head of WEdirekt ...

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29.01.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Certified once again: The Quality Management System of the Würth Elektronik certified to the automotive standard ISO/TS 16949

For the third time in a row, the PCB manufacturer Würth Elektronik has proved the high standard of its quality management system during the ISO/TS 16949 audit undertaken by TÜV Süd. Würth Elektronik also further improved the result in comparison to the previous audit. During the audit, the Würth Elektronik Asia Sourcing department was analyzed for the first time and subsequently certified.

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21.01.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Informative & Interactive – PCB webinars from Würth Elektronik

Internet access and one free hour - that's all you need to take part in an interactive webinar from Würth Elektronik. Once a month, specialists in PCB manufacturer present a topic relating to the product range.

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