Come join IPC to not only see the Best of the Best in Hand Soldering, but also have your questions answered about IPC Membership, IPC Standards and IPC Market Research.
This contest recognizes the best skills in hand soldering complex printed board assemblies. Hand soldering of high density
printed boards demands highly skilled operators to ensure a zero-defect soldering process.
Who is the best of the best? If you think you have what it takes to be a champion of hand soldering, then bring your skills to
the IPC Hand Soldering Competition at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017! The competition will be held at the IPC hand soldering
competition Booth 400, Hall 4.
Over three days, participants will compete against each other to build a functional electronics assembly within a 60-minute time
limit. Assemblies will be judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610F Class 3 criteria, the speed at which the assembly
was produced and overall electrical functionality of the assembly. IPC-A-610 Master Instructors will serve as the judges.
Cash awards will be given to the winner and two runners-up. In addition, the winner will be invited to compete in the World
Championship 2017 in Munich, Germany, where IPC will cover the cost of airfare and hotel. IPC reserves the right, in its sole
discretion on selection of the participants.
1st place — €300; 2nd place — €200; 3rd place — €100
For more information contact Lars Wallin, IPC European Representative.
The number of participants is limited, so sign up today.