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Category: Industrial Repair

Short-circuit Finding Brush Part II

3D Printed Case Design Imagine your cell phone is an exposed printed circuit board with no case. It still has all of the buttons, the screen, the microphone, speaker, and everything else it needs to function properly. Everything works, but you have to handle it very carefully to make sure

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Fake Chips

Expect the Unexpected Fake chips can ruin your day! No, we aren’t talking about questionably edible crispy snacks that leave a bad taste in your mouth. The electronic variety of Fake Chips tend to leave a bad hole in one’s project budget and perhaps in the electronic circuit board on

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Global Wind Day 2021

#GlobalWindDay2021 Global Wind day is: “a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is a day for discovering wind energy, its power and the possibilities it holds to reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and boost jobs and growth.” For more information about Global Wind Day visit:

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Reverse Engineering – What’s In A (Part) Name?

Would a Part by Any Other Name Work as Well? Like Everything in Engineering, it Depends.  In the fast-paced world of electrical design, technology improves, manufacturing techniques change, and parts become obsolete at a rate unparalleled in most other fields of engineering. But there’s so much more to it than

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PCB Repair – Only Mostly Dead

The iconic line from The Princess Bride holds true when it comes to electronic repair and PCB repair: there’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. And often it just so happens that your circuit board is only mostly dead. How Can Electronics that Look so Badly Damaged

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Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Repair

Recently we were working on a variable frequency drive and this repair was a hot rush – meaning that an entire line in a factory was down, the need to repair the drive quickly and efficiently was of utmost importance. Once the drive was received into our repair laboratory we

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