Venue: Loughborough University with first day at Invotec Tamworth

 

Date: 2nd to 5th April 2013


Institute of Circuit Technology

Northern UK Circuit Group

FOUNDATION COURSE

IN

PCB Design and Manufacturing at Loughborough University

2013 COURSE TIMETABLE

Tuesday 2nd April 2013 – Friday 5th April 2013

DAY 1 - Tamworth

Tuesday 2nd April:

1. Enrolment at Invotec, Tamworth / coffee

10:00 – 11:10 2. Basic Manufacturing Sequence

Mr Steve Kerr Invotec Group

11:00 – 12:00 3. Design for Manufacture

Mr Mike Osmond Intrasys Design

LUNCH – 12:00 – 12:30

12:30 – 13:30 4. Digital Manufacturing

Mr Neil Chilton Printed Electronics

13:30 – 15:00 5. Plant Visits Invotec, Tamworth

DAY 2 - Loughborough

Wednesday 3rd April:

09:00 – 10:00 6. Manufacture of PCB &M/L Laminates

Mr Geoff Layhe Lamar Group

10:00 – 11:00 7. Programming, Drilling and Routing

Mr Gavin Barclay ACS Ltd

11:00 – 12:00 8. Photographic Processes

Mr John Dingley Agfa PCB Products

LUNCH

13:00 – 14:00 9. Etching and Pre –treatment Processes

Mr Tom Parker CCE Europe

14:00 – 15:00 10. Photomechanical Processes

Mr John Rankine Eternal Technology Corporation

15:00 – 16:00 11. Through Hole Plating and Multilayer Desmear

Mr Steve Hirst Chestech Ltd

Institute of Circuit Technology

Northern UK Circuit Group

FOUNDATION COURSE

IN

PCB Design and Manufacturing at Loughborough University

DAY 3 - Loughborough

Thursday 4th April

09:00 – 10:00 12. Soldermask Application Processes

Mr Chris Wall Electra Polymers Ltd

10:00 – 11:00 13. Surface Preparation and Adhesion Promoters

Mr Nigel White Atotech Ltd

11:00 – 12:00 14. Alternative Surface Finishes

Mr Nigel White Atotech Ltd

LUNCH

13:00 – 14:00 15. Principles of Plating Copper

Mr Nigel White Atotech Ltd

14:00 – 15:00 16. Assembly Fusing and Soldering

Mr Patrick Webb Manufacturing Technology Centre 15:00 – 16:00 17. Bare Board Test

Andre Bodegom Adeon

Day 4 - Loughborough

Friday 5th April

09:00 – 10:00 18. Automatic Optical Inspection

Mr Martin Lienerth Peplertech

10:00 – 11:00 19. IECQ using IPC Standards

Mr Dennis Price Merlin Circuit Technology

11:00 – 12:00 20. Embedded Devices

Mr Dennis Price Merlin Circuit Technology

12:00 21. Course Review

LUNCH


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