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Only Connect: Soldering Terminology Guide

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly. If you want to pick up the lingo of the soldering community and impress your colleagues by throwing in a couple…

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Guest Post: Optimism for securing quality US software patents

Andrew Thompson, of Withers & Rogers, finds optimism for those pursuing patent protection for software-related innovation in the US. New guidance, he says, could encourage investment and innovation in the technology sector. The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has released its Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility…

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Only Connect: A guide to common Coax connector types

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly. Many people find Coax connectors confusing – with so many different types it’s hard to know what they all look like…

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Guest Post: The engineering skills shortage

Rob Phillips, managing director of Accutronics, gives his thoughts on a report published by Cranfield University in partnership with the Higher Education Academy. The engineering skills-shortage debate has been raised again as the result of a recent report published by Cranfield University in partnership with the Higher Education Academy…

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Only Connect: On Crimping Terminology

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly. If you ever wondered what people are talking about in conversations on crimping terminology when they come out with phrases like…

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Only Connect: Branded vs. unbranded cable – a simple guide

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly. When we are working with clients on new designs or looking at existing cable assembly designs the issue of cable type…

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