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October 2014

October 2014

Our public speaking and teaching schedule has the remaining date in 2014: 

ISFA Houston, TX 

Wednesday November 12, 2014 

Reballing Micro Devices

 

In addition, contact Alex at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make sure that you can still get into one of the IPC-A-610 and/or J-STD-001 "E" to "F" webinars where you can learn about all of the changes! 

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Bob Wettermann

President, BEST Inc.

BEST Inc. can consult on debugging or auditing your process.  We can perform a process audit, help you with a specific process problem, or work with your contract manufacturer on diagnosing  process problems. Call Katy or Laura at (847) 797-9250 for more details.

Repair of Vias     

           

  
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When vias have been damaged,  BEST can be your resource to repair damaged vias. Whether it is one board or hundreds, BEST can be that PCB repair knowledgeable resource.

Call Laura Ripoli at (847)797-9250 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to see how we can be of assistance.

BEST to Launch KickStarter(TM) Campaign 

 

Bob Wettermann from BEST, along with a local hardware developer are preparing to launch a Kickstarter(TM) campaign. The RoomCentral(TM) is an android-based programmable thermostat for heating and cooling devices as well as coffee machines, sous-vide cookers, kegorators, aquarium heaters and more! 

01005 Rework Technique! 

01005 Rework-Using a Placement Stencil

01005 Rework-Using a Placement Stencil

At the SMTAI trade show, we co-authored a paper demonstrating a variety of  01005 rework techniques. Take a look at one of these techniques that was evaluated and discussed during our technical presentation with Metcal. 



BEST is pleased to announce the release of a new high temperature hold down label the "HotDots(TM)"
These products are available in numerous standard sizes.  Custom sizes can also be designed with the BEST staff. Call Katy Radcliff (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information or order here.

 
 

BEST welcomes new Director of Sales and Marketing-Dan Patten

     

We are fortunate to have Dan Patten join the BEST management team.

Previously, Dan was with Designcraft where he was a senior director involved in business development, quality and project management.

He holds a masters degree from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Dan is a musician in his off time and has (2) children attending local schools. He can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-797-9250.

 

Trivia Contest-October '14

 

Nobody correctly answered last month's trivia question regarding the breaking of the spaghetti. This is only the 2nd time we have been able to "stump" you knowledgeable engineers.

The 1st person who replies to this months' trivia question with the correct answer will win a phone/mp3 player speaker that allows you to deliver full sound from your phone!!!



Question for October '14: 
QUESTION:
This inventor took (8) years to fulfill a (2) year contract for guns.  He is credited with standardizing the manufacture of parts at his rifle factory that propelled him to the first assembly line, long before Henry Ford. Who is it?   

 

The Physics of
Football

Physics of a BIG Hit!

Physics of a BIG Hit!

This is for you technologists out there trying to get youngsters or other non scientists interested in STEM subjects.  Stop talking about your boring topics that interest only you. Use common everyday things that your audience is interested in, like getting the right sound from your strings! Get kids and your neighbors engaged in the science discussion.

 

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  • You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    Welch Allyn

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    BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

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    BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the demands placed on them by the customer, and are very honest about what they can do and when they can do it. They offer great value to the customer; they are willing to go the extra mile to make the customer happy.

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    Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed boards repaired immediately. They have always come through for us.

    Lovejoy Controls Corporation

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    Your company name exemplifies exactly what you are, the BEST!!!

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    You guys are really soldering geeks. Keep inventing those cool products.

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  • …always are very friendly and try to accommodate my short lead times

    …always are very friendly and try to accommodate my short lead times

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    There was not doubt that Francisco know the material, how to present it, and how to make the class participants feel at ease..all of my guys came to me and how me how much they had learned.

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    Just wanted to let you know what a fantastic job/effort James put in too insure our guys were thoroughly training and qualified. Everyone involved was very impressed with his knowledge, flexibility, and work ethic. We really appreciate the fact that he went above and beyond.

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