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Troubleshooting Electronic Board Power Rail Shorts with a Thermal Camera

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Most engineers and technicians troubleshoot electronic boards with typical tools such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes and other standard test equipment. While this works well for most troubleshooting, sometimes a problem comes along that is very difficult to troubleshoot. Power rail shorts are a perfect example. The reason? Power supplies typically source several integrated circuits, each of […]

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Electronic Components and Toilet Paper Shortages: A Lesson in Pandemic Supply Chains

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It isn’t every day that we compare the electronics manufacturing industry to common household paper products, such as toilet paper. But here we are. Resolving supply chain issues in the electronics industry can be related to the toilet paper shortages at the beginning of the COVID pandemic. These shortages start off small and escalate in […]

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ACDi Electronics Manufacturing Certifications and Compliance Overview

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As an IPC Class 2 and 3 manufacturer of electronics, it is critical that certain quality certifications are maintained and that we are compliant with specific industry standards. Following is an overview of ACDi’s certifications and compliance posture. ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100DACDi is certified to the ISO quality management system requirements, as well as specifically […]

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Contract Manufacturer Site Visit Pointers

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As restrictions for on-site visits and meetings slowly returns to normal, ACDi welcomes customers and prospects to visit our manufacturing facilities to see how we build electronics products from printed circuit board layout through the manufacturing process—and meet the people that make it happen. With that in mind, here are some touch points for assessing […]

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Need Your Electronics Manufacturing Project Quoted Quickly? Hint: Provide Complete Documentation

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If you need your electronics manufacturing project quote quickly, the key is to provide a complete technical data package (TDP). This article will explore what a complete TDP looks like for a variety of electronics manufacturing deliverables.  If you need help putting any of this information together, contact us and our sales and technical staff […]

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Electronics Supply Chain Q&A

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The impact of COVID-19 on the world’s economy and throughout numerous industries over the past year and a half is still unfolding. From the cost of food and lumber, to the paralyzed restaurant and airline industries, COVID has packed a punch. More recently, we are seeing the disruptions in the electronics supply chain that is […]

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ACDi’s Electronics Manufacturing Remote Audit in a COVID-19 World

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Well over a million companies worldwide are audited annually by third-party certification bodies against a variety of international standards addressing disciplines such as quality management, information security, environmental management, and many others. Maintaining those certifications is important to the organization and is often contractually required by its customers and/or regulatory agencies.     Navigating A Remote Audit […]

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Get to Know ACDi’s New Team Members

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Jesse Vaughan, Manager of Design Services Meet Jesse Vaughan, who recently joined ACDi as Manager of Design Services. Jesse was born in Clearwater, FL before moving to Northern Virginia where he was raised after relocating at the age of two. An avid sports fan and athlete, Jesse played soccer, baseball, football, and basketball growing up. […]

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