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How to Design for Manufacturability

Manufacturing is a big part of the U.S. economy. Did you know we would be the ninth-largest economy in the world if we were looking at manufacturing alone? But more than simply manufacturing, it’s important to create a high-quality, usable product, and to do so, you must create a seamless integration between your product design [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

How to Navigate the Pitfalls of Printed Circuit Boards

Each year, Americans dispose of around 220 million tons of old electronic devices and computers, the majority thrown away in order to upgrade. This is good news for manufacturers. Devices with printed circuit boards are in high demand. Not just in the U.S., but around the world! PCBs are essential to the success of your [...]

By |December 3rd, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Why It’s Important to Take a Counterfeit Component Course

Electronics components have a short lifespan. Original equipment manufacturers send out over 4,000 product discontinuance notices each year to mark the end of production of individual components. Reasons for discontinuance include the introduction of new regulations, changes in technology, and sometimes natural disasters. Even given two years’ notice, a product discontinuance can leave a customer [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

4 Important Events in the Evolution of the Printed Circuit Board

These days, most pieces of technology include at least one printed circuit board. They are one of the most innovative inventions of the last century and are of great interest to those who are drawn towards electronic technician certification. A complex invention, not only do printed circuits interconnect components through conductors routed with vias and [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

The Future is Now

We are living in the “future.” Take any science-fiction novel from the past 50 years, and look at the technology that is featured, and in most cases, we’re using some or all of it today. Our phones, computers, and our cars have advanced to a nearly super-human level of technology. We’ve all got computers in [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

What You Need to Look for in a Soldering Certification Program

The electronics and electrical industries use the soldering process to print circuit boards and create a strong connection between wires. Solder is a metal alloy that works like glue once it is melted. If the process is poorly performed, the connections can break, which in turn causes computers or other electronics to fail. By getting [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Electronic Technician Training to Launch Your Career

Circuit boards and electricity play a vital role in many elements of our daily lives. They run our cars, our homes, our phones, and even some of us. Becoming an electronics tech who handles the very detailed and exact kind of work to build and repair electronics takes years and years of training, right? You’d [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Blackfox Partnership with Singapore Firm Wizlogix

Blackfox Training Institute, LLC has expanded in partnership with Wizlogix Pte Ltd Blackfox Training Institute has partnered Singaporean firm, Wizlogix Pte Ltd to establish Singapore’s only IPC Training Centre. This new centre in Singapore offers the same IPC Certifications as offered in the Longmont, Colorado Headquarters. This expansion provides an avenue for Blackfox Training Institute [...]

By |August 3rd, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

5 Key Steps to Becoming an Electronic Technician

There are several pros to becoming an electronic technician in Colorado, from minimum education requirements to the potential for high pay, but what is an electronic technician and how do you become one? Can you be a technician without electronic manufacturing certification? A professional electronics technician installs, repairs, tests, calibrates and maintains electronic components that [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Choose the Right IPC Training Center!

Schooling and continued education is one of the most important parts of our lives. It can shape what we know, what we do, and how our lives develop. Trade schools, for those looking to jump into a technical career, are often hard to find. The schools that offer all of the training and certifications that [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments