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Cable Assembly, Wire Harnessing, Electro-Mechanical Assembly and More

The SHINE Wire and Cable Blog is the place to learn about custom cable assembly, electro-mechanical assembly, and wire harnessing. You’ll also read about lead wire assembly, cordsets, and wire and cable processing. In addition to contract manufacturing, the SHINE Wire and Cable Blog will cover engineering support, testing, and certifications. Check out our latest blog entries.

IPC-WHMA-A-620 Revision C for Cable Assembly and Wire Harnessing

IPC-WHMA-A-620 Revision C remains the only industry-consensus standard for custom cable assembly and wire harnessing. Jointly developed by the Wiring Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) and the Institute of Printed Circuits (IPC), Revision C is the [...]

By | December 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Choose Heavy Duty Connectors for Cable Assemblies

Do you need heavy duty connectors (HDCs) for harsh industrial applications? Maybe you need HDCs that can withstand high humidity, high temperatures, or electromagnetic interference (EMI). Maybe you need heavy duty connectors that withstand water, [...]

Five Connector and Cable Assembly Considerations

Do you need to design electronic products that are lighter, smaller, and more robust? In a recent article, ConnectorSupplier.com described connector and cable assembly considerations for medical devices and equipment. These products need to meet [...]

By | October 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Custom Cable Assembly|Tags: , , |0 Comments

RoHS 2 is Now RoHS 3. What Does It Mean for You?

Do you sell electronic products to Europe? Then it’s time to check your components and wire and cable to determine if they’re RoHS 3 compliant. The latest Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive doesn’t just [...]

By | September 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

IPC CFX: The Industry 4.0 Standard for Electronics Manufacturers

Have you heard of IPC CFX? It’s a new standard from IPC, an industry trade association, that will help electronics manufacturers implement Industry 4.0, the name given to a group of technologies that combine automation [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tariffs, Shortages, and Your Electronic Supply Chain

Is your electronics supply chain strong enough to withstand a combination of rapidly-escalating tariffs and historically-high component shortages? According to SupplyChainBrain, this “perfect storm” seems increasingly likely. If the storm hits with full force, the [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

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