Teardown

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Glue and coating failure modes in electronics manufacturing Featured Image

Glue and coating failure modes in electronics manufacturing

Electronics manufacturing relies on glue and encapsulation processes to meet modern consumer demand for increased water resistance and minification of ...

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The data that takes the luck out of EVT, DVT, & PVT Featured Image

The data that takes the luck out of EVT, DVT, & PVT

Instrumental’s mission is to enable manufacturing teams to build better. If you trace back to where the pain starts in ...

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Listen to your customers: leverage TWR data to build better products Featured Image

Listen to your customers: leverage TWR data to build better products

A shorter version of this article was originally published on Forbes.com. When the fourth generation iPod Touch shipped, I was giddy. ...

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Case Study: Motorola Accelerates Product Maturity During Development Featured Image

Case Study: Motorola Accelerates Product Maturity During Development

Motorola Mobility has been on the front line of innovation in the new product development process for decades. Every heard ...

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Instrumental Hardware Omnibus 2017 Featured Image

Instrumental Hardware Omnibus 2017

Inspired by great anthologies such as Hackaday’s print edition Omnibus, we’ve put together a list of the ten most useful hardware ...

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Beyond the Teardown: How we think about failure analysis, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 edition Featured Image

Beyond the Teardown: How we think about failure analysis, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 edition

When Sam and I decided to tear down a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to see if we could understand why some of ...

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Glitter iPhone case leaks caused by glue process issues Featured Image

Glitter iPhone case leaks caused by glue process issues

At the beginning of August, Mixbin recalled over 275,000 liquid glitter iPhone cases after two dozen reported incidents of chemical burns. ...

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Out of control! Nintendo Switch controller suffers from manufacturing variation Featured Image

Out of control! Nintendo Switch controller suffers from manufacturing variation

Even before Nintendo Switch started shipping at the beginning of March, the left Joy-con was experiencing intermittent connectivity issues. Antenna ...

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