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New Hands On Class for Wire/Cable Assembly

Sep 01, 2016

Wire harness hands on class

Wire harness hands on class

Rolling Meadows, IL – BEST announces the development and release of a practically-oriented wire and cable harness assembly class. As a complement to the IPC-A-620 Acceptability of Wire and Cable Harness class, this modularized class takes a student through the building of a wire harness assembly. The wire and cable harness assembly class, based on a MIL standards and developed by military-trained instructors, will teach students how to read prints, strip and prep wire, add terminals and splices and put together a wire harness board per print.  During the class the instructor will weave in concepts as put forth by the latest IPC-A-620 acceptability criteria.

The class will, over a period of two days, cover the following materials:

Module 1: Lab Overview where students will learn how to review and read and interpret cable and wire harness assembly prints

Module 2: Wire Prep and Solder Termination where students will learn how to cut, strip and prep wires per the standard

Module 3: Coaxial Terminations where students will the basics of cutting, stripping and prepping a COAX connector per the standard

Module 4: Pin Crimp Terminations were students will learn how to terminate stamped and formed as well as machined contacts

Module 5: IDC Terminations where students will learn how to terminate, test and inspect IDC terminations using and RJ45 connector per the standard

Module 6 Splicing where students will learn how to prep and splice cables using  a variety of methods

Module 7: Lug Crimp Termination and inspection techniques will be taught to students

Module 8: Harness Securing methods and standards will be taught

Class seats for the full (9) modules spread over (2) days is $900 including all of the materials. Select modules may be offered for custom class configurations for larger groups. Training is offered in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Cleveland as well as aboard the BEST mobile training center.

More info here:

About Business Electronics Soldering Technologies (BEST)
Headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois BEST is a master IPC-certified solder and wire harness training center certifying students and instructors in IPC-A-620, J-STD-001, IPC-A-610 and IPC 7711/21. In addition BEST is a supplier of PCB rework and repair services as well as tools for those services in the communications, computer, industrial, automotive, avionic and military sectors.

Contact: Bob Wettermann, BEST Inc.


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