IPC Hand Soldering Competition for the first time ever in italy at Focus on PCB 2023

09.05. 2023 | News

The IPC Hand Soldering Competition is coming to Italy for the first time, and will make its debut at 'Focus on PCB - From Design to Assembly', the European trade show dedicated to the printed circuit boards industry to be held in Vicenza on 17 and 18 May 2023.

Hand Soldering is becoming a scarce resource in the Electronic Industry. IPC Hand Soldering Competition identifies the best talents and celebrates premium skills. Participants compete to build a functional electronics assembly within a given time (60 minutes). Assemblies will be judged on soldering quality in accordance with IPC-A-610 Class 3 criteria, the speed at which the assembly was produced and overall electrical functionality of the assembly. IPC-A-610 Master Instructors from Gestlabs will serve as the judges.

IPC is the global association for Electronics Manufacturing, promoting more consistent, profitable & competitive industry, more reliable, high-quality products through standards, certifications, education & training, thought leadership, advocacy, innovative solutions & industry intelligence.

IPC Hand Soldering Champions will compete @ booth 109 to win and earn a cash prize.

Every year, IPC holds several competitions around the world to identify regional champions. At the end of the regional qualifications, the World Final takes place in Munich in conjunction with the Productronica 2023 trade show (November 14-17): all regional champions will face off in a thrilling challenge and the winner will be crowned IPC Hand Soldering World Champion.

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