Breda, Netherlands — Cobar Solder Products Inc.'s SN100C Wire Solder and Cobrush flux applicator were featured during the annual Hand Solder Competition at the recently held IPC Midwest exhibition in Schaumburg, IL.
|(Left to right) IPC President and CEO John W. Mitchell, Sue Fischer of Plexus, third-place winner, and Lance Larrabee, General Manager of Cobar Solder Products Inc.
Over two days, 16 contestants competed to build a functional electronics assembly within a 30-minute time limit. Assemblies were judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610E Class 3 criteria, the speed at which assembly was produced and overall electrical functionality of assembly. First place went to Brian Wade of CAMtek; second place was awarded to Alyssia Demetropoulos of Pro-Active Engineering; and third place went to Sue Fischer of Plexus. Cobar Solder Products Inc. is a regular sponsor and contributor to IPC's Hand Solder Competitions held annually at IPC Midwest and APEX.
Contact: Cobar Solder Products, 53 Wentworth Avenue, Londonderry, NH 03053 603-432-7500 fax: 603-432-7519 Web: http://www.cobar.com