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Practical Dummy Components Unveils Redesigned Web Site

May 03, 2013

Practical Components today announced that after many months of development the company has launched its new and completely redesigned Web site. Located at, this is Practical Components’ most comprehensive site yet.

Without a doubt, this is the number one resource for anyone involved in electronics research and assembly, and a must-have in everyone’s production arsenal,” said Kevin Laphen, President of Practical Components.

The new user-friendly site has been optimized for fast and intuitive navigation. Instant translations to most major languages are available directly from the new online resource. From the home page, full previews of each package type now are available. Additionally, detailed product pages, including downloads of component drawings, daisy chain patterns, data sheets and white papers, are available for each specific package type.

There are several new products on the site, including: ​​
Amkor .4mm eWLP-Wafer
Amkor .4mm CSPnl-Wafer
.3mm Pitch CVBGA

The Web site features online shopping for Practical Components Hand Solder Training Kits. This is targeted for users who only need a few kits at a time and features industry standards such as the PC016-J-STD-E- IPC Compliant Hand Soldering Kit. 

For more information, visit the newly redesigned Web site at

Since 1996, Practical Components has been the world’s leading supplier of dummy components, which are the exact mechanical equivalents of live components, used when only the physical properties of the components are required. These components can cost as much as 80% less than live components, making them ideal for testing of solder processes, machine setup and other process evaluations. Practical Components is headquartered in Los Alamitos CA and has a worldwide distribution network. For more information, visit

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