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By |January 15th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

What Can I Do As A Colorado Certified Electronics Technician?

What exactly does electronic technician training in Colorado teach? What can you do with this type of technical training? Simply put, electronic techs train to repair circuit boards, computers, electronics, and electric equipment - skills that are presently in high demand. You will learn to assemble and solder electronic components on a variety of circuit [...]

By |January 4th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Why Is The Spotlight Now On Lead-Free Soldering?

Nowadays, electronics equipment manufacturing companies place great importance on lead-free soldering. Truthfully, there are significant concerns as to how much lead is entering our environment. As a consequence of these matters, there has been a growing shift towards lead-free soldering, resulting from legislation in several segments of the globe. This new world trend means that [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

How IPC Training and Veterans Can Benefit Each Other

IPC training for soldering circuit boards for electronics is a great way to start a new career and an approved private occupational school is an excellent way for veterans to make a switch. The unemployment rate for Gulf War II-era veterans in October 2017 was 3.6%, which is just under the national rate and shrinking [...]

By |December 7th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Why Get An IPC Certificate For Soldering from Blackfox?

In the electronics and electrical industries, soldering is a much valued and needed skill as it establishes strong connections in printed circuit boards and across wires. In essence, you could say that these fields could not manufacture products without trained IPC certification holders. What Exactly Is Soldering? And, What Is Solder? Solder, a metal alloy [...]

By |December 4th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

A History of Veteran’s Day

On November 11, also known as Veteran’s Day, many of us will be enjoying days off from school or work. While having a day off to relax, spend time with our loved ones, or catch up on errands is always nice, it turns out that we have a lot more than this day off to [...]

By |November 11th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

IPC Re-Certification

It is an IPC requirement that training re-certification is completed before your 24-certification expires. Stringent guidelines dictate IPC policy regarding the expiration, extension, and reinstatement of IPC certification. The following is an excerpt from IPC policy and procedures from section 5.5 page 6:  “Re-certification that is accomplished in a ninety (90) day window before or [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Electronics Assembly Training for IPC Certification: Where to Start?

The IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies, is the most widely used standard published by the Association Connecting Electronics Industries, and is implemented worldwide by original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing services (EMS). EMS designs, manufactures, tests, distributes, and repairs electronic components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEM). The services provided by EMS are also [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Unlock Your Future

The Association Connecting Electronics Industries, also known as IPC (formerly known as the Institute for Printed Circuits, hence the acronym) is a worldwide organization that pursues standardizing the requirements of assembly and production of electronic equipment. Founded in 1957, the organization continually develops global standards for the electronics industry. Printed circuit boards were developed in [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

School is Back in Season

You’re thinking of going back to school. You know you are technically inclined, but don’t have much specialized education in a technical field. You want to jump in, but it can be tough to figure out where to start. Perhaps it’s time to consider a certification in soldering from Blackfox. There are job openings, room [...]

By |October 10th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments