& SMT abbreviations
In the Surface Mount Technology business there is alot of abbreviations. Some everyone know - others you need to look up.
What does SMT mean? and have you heard about SMA, SMC or SMP?
EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility
EMI Elektromagnetic interference
SMA Surface-mount assembly (module assembled with SMT)
SMC Surface-mount components (components for SMT)
SMD Surface Mount Devices
SME Surface-mount equipment (SMT assembling machines)
SMT Surface Mount Technology
SMP Surface-mount packages (SMD case forms)
What does EMS mean? and what is SPI?
EMS Electronic Manufacturing Service
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
AOI Automated Optical Inspection
AXI Automatic X-ray inspection
SPI Solder Paste Inspection
ESD Electrostatic Discharge
PCB Printed Circuit Board