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Full turn-key provider Fast Interconnect recently announced the expansion of its services to include test engineering services. Increased test coverage and reduced test times are the key qualification tools for enabling the best production yield. As detection of the manufacturing faults after the shipment impacts the customer's satisfaction and increases the overall cost of test and repair, it is important for the FAB and assembly houses to employ the right manufacturing test strategies. The product companies also need to collaborate with their FAB and Assembly houses to provide the right test processes, scripts and test programs.
According to Gary Griffin, the company’s co-founder, "Our Test Engineering group understands these manufacturing test strategies much better as we work very closely with the fabrication and assembly houses to produce quality printed circuit boards and packages. Our test engineering services are created to help you to achieve better test coverage and test times at a reduced cost. We provide integrated test engineering solutions involving Boundary Scan Test, Functional Test and Test process and equipment automation.”
Read more about Fast Interconnect here.
10/08/2020 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Andy Shaughnessy speaks with Greg Ziraldo, senior director of operations at Advanced Assembly, about his AltiumLive panel, "Design With Manufacturing." Greg discusses things that designers and electrical engineers should keep in mind regarding assembly during the design process, as well as a few ideas that he hopes attendees will take away.
10/07/2020 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Andy Shaughnessy speaks with Jeremie Waller, senior electrical engineer at Quantel USA, about the panel he’ll be participating in during AltiumLive 2020 on design with manufacturing. He and panelists Gerry Partida of Summit Interconnect and Greg Zhiraldo of Advanced Assembly will discuss why designers need to see their fabrication and assembly providers as true partners, not just customers, and why communication is such a vital part of the design process.
05/13/2020 | Mark Gallant, DownStream Technologies
The following article is an excerpt from Chapter 5 of the I-Connect007 eBook The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to… Documentation, written by Mark Gallant of DownStream Technologies.