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November 2015

November 2015

Dear Electronics Colleague:


Thanks for your continued support throughout 2015. As the cartoon below indicates, objects may not be what they seem!

        

We have one remaining BEST teaching events:

December 3rd & 10th: BGA Reballing Webinar, Sign up here.

BGA Reballing Webinar Invite

BGA Reballing Webinar Invite

 
All the best

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Bob Wettermann

President, BEST Inc.

  

New BEST Laser Enhance Capability, Reduces Lead Time

 

  
BEST recently commissioned its 5th and most sophisticated laser machining system. This system has been up and running since August.

There are many enhanced applications we can assist you with on this newly acquired machine namely:

Laser De-paneling of PCBs

Fine wire stripping or window pane stripping of wires

Coverlay cutting

Precision mask removal

Flex cutting

In addition to this increased capability, this system will allow us to offer custom PCB rework and repair products at faster lead times.

For your applications or to get a quote, please contact  Laura Ripoli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) at BEST Inc.

 
 

BEST and Lead Tinning Services   

 

BEST Inc.has the expertise to guide you through the component lead tinning process. In addition, we can help guide you through the gold embrittlement standards as outlined in the IPC J-STD-001F standard.  If you have gold components which need to have their leads tinned and you are not happy with a 4-6 week lead time (ours are 2 weeks for lead tinning), call BEST Inc.

Contact Dan Patten at (847) 797-9250 for more information or send a request for quotation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

2016 Training Schedule Released

The BEST Inc. 2016 Training Schedule has just been released! Click here to view the schedule. You can also view the schedule 

here on our website.

 On the schedule, there are dates for Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) courses, Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) courses, and BEST custom soldering courses. The training will be held at BEST Inc. facilities in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Cleveland, and Huntsville.

Contact Alex Conley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) at 847-797-9250 with any training questions or if you would like to register for a course.

Trivia Contest
November 2015

 

There are only 2 more trivia questions to qualify for the light saber drawing at the end of the year in coordination with the expected release date of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is now December 18, 2105.

In anticipation of the new movie (see the official trailer from the Force Awakens here) being released, we will continue to offer Star Wars prizes for all of the monthly winners this year. At the end of the year, all winners (right answer within (1) day of the question coming out, not just that months' winner) will be eligible to win a working light saber.  


October's Trivia Question
The actor who played Chewbecca was Peter Mayhew and he was a hospital orderly at the time.  Dan of W. H. Cooke and Co was the winner.  

Question for November 2015:
  Calculate the time it takes the crocodile to swim the shortest distance possible (in meters)? 

 

 

 

  

Best Inc. | 847-797-9250

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3603 Edison Place

Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

  

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