Tag: Materials

Electronic Parts Inventory Excess impact Warehousing costs

If you are involved in EMS manufacturing Industry, you can end up with excess inventory for many reasons: Program schedule imposes Advanced procurements although production department BOM (Bill of Material) not yet frozen or wrong estimation of how many finished products could have been actually sell to market. Obsolescence and/or End of Life issues could…
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Export Control Classification and Regulation

Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) and Export Administration Regulation (EAR99) Most of the products, services, and technologies that fall within the scope of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) are not specifically controlled for export, and are given the classification of EAR99. They fall under U.S. Department of Commerce jurisdiction and are not listed on the Commerce Control List…
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Electronic Components Shortage Market impact

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven the Electronic Components shortage with severely Supply chain disrupted. The continue impact to global freight and logistics for longer Lead Times and Material Costs increased to supply chains remains a critical issue. Defense, Military and Aerospace sectors are faced with increases due to an upward trend in raw materials pricing…
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MMIC Design Methodologies

Monolithic microwave integrated circuit, or MMIC is an Integrated Circuit (IC) device that operates at Microwave frequencies (300 MHz to 300 GHz). Perform functions such as High Power Amplifiers (HPA), Low-Noise Amplifiers (LNA) and Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Switch. MMICs are dimensionally small (from around 1 mm² to 10 mm²) and can be mass-produced,…
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Lead-free/RoHS in Electronic Components

RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. Directive 2002/95/EC (RoHS) of the use certain hazardous substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment was adopted in February 2003 by the European Union. All products in the EU market after July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance.Today, Lead-free is equivalent to RoHS compliant, because Pb-free components are very rarely…
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Andhra Electronics OCXO – Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillators

Oven controlled crystal oscillators use a proportionately controlled oven in which the crystal is placed and this forms the basis for the oscillator stability. The proportionate control varies the amount of power to the oven so that the temperature of the oven is kept constant with the change in ambient temperature of the oven. A…
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