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Understanding the IPC assembly specifications and their benefits

The IPC assembly specifications have become the worldwide standard for virtually every company involved in printed circuit board fabrication, assembly, repair and prototyping. That is without question. What is in question amongst most in the industry is what exactly each specifications primary focus/purpose is. This is compounded by the many acronyms and combination of letters and numbers that are used for the specifications and revision levels. As an IPC Master Training Center we get calls every day from customers wanting to get IPC certified but don’t know which specification is best for their situation. So this should clear it up for everyone.