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Winners of IPC Hand Soldering and Rework Competition at NEPCON Vietnam 2023 AnnouncedSeptember 13, 2023 | IPC
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In conjunction with NEPCON Vietnam 2023, IPC hosted its popular IPC Hand Soldering and Rework Competition in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 6-8, 2023. This tenth competition got “heated” as 35 contestants from 13 electronics companies in Vietnam vied for top prizes.
Skilled contestants were challenged to rework a functional electronics assembly within a 50-minute time limit. Assemblies were judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610H, IPC J-STD-001H, IPC-7711/21C - Class 3 criteria, the speed at which the assembly was produced, and the overall electrical functionality of the assembly.
On the winner’s podium at NEPCON Vietnam 2023 were:
First Place: Pham Thi Hue, UMC Electronics Vietnam Limited. She received a certificate, a cash prize of $USD300, and a soldering station from Premier sponsor QUICK. As the winner, Pham Thi Hue qualified for the IPC Hand Soldering World Championship in Munich, Germany, in November 2023.
Second place: Nguyen Van Thuy, UMC Electronics Vietnam Limited. He received a certificate, and a cash prize of $USD200.
Third Place: Nguyen Duc Manh from Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd. He received a certificate, and a cash prize of $USD100.
IPC would like to thank Hand Soldering and Rework Competition sponsors and partners for their generous support this year.
- Premier Sponsor: QUICK INTELLIGENT EQUIPMENT
- Gold Sponsors: NIHON SUPERIOR, SOLDERINDO, INVENTEC PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS
- Supporting Sponsor: LORIOT INDUSTRIAL
- Co-Organizer: RX TRADEX VIETNAM
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