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The arena of well-known Hand Soldering Competition will be held at NEPCON Vietnam throughout 3 show days. Co-hosted by IPC, witness the much-awaited competition and find out who has the best hand soldering skill and get to the top. Cash awards will be given to the winner and two runner-ups and the winner will get a chance to compete at the IPC World Championship in the USA.

Do you or someone you know have what it takes to win at hand soldering? The time to shine is at the IPC Hand Soldering Competition in conjunction with NEPCON Vietnam 2018.

The reliability of electronic equipment is ensured by zero-defect soldering processes. This contest recognizes the best skills in hand soldering complex printed board assemblies.

Who is the best of the best in Vietnam? If you think you have what it takes to be a champion of hand soldering, then bring your skills to the IPC Hand Soldering Competition at NEPCON Vietnam 2018!

The competition will be held during NEPCON Vietnam 2018 located at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC)Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Over three days, participants will compete against each other to build a functional electronics assembly within a 50-minute time limit. Assemblies will be judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610G Class 3 criteria, the speed at which the assembly was produced and overall electrical functionality of the assembly. IPC-A-610 Master Instructors will serve as judges.

Cash awards will be given to the winner and two runner-ups.

The winner will receive one Solder Station from JBC and also get the chance to compete at the IPC World Championship at IPC APEX EXPO 2019, San Diego, CA, USA in January 29 - 31, 2019.

IPC reserves the right to select participants and final explanation.

Rush your entries and apply. The number of participants is limited, sign up today!
Submit your entry today at
Closing Date for Registration: October 2nd.

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NEPCON Vietnam is co-located with METALEX Vietnam: Vietnam’s international exhibition on machine tools & metalworking solutions for production upgrade. This is a platform for providers of sheet metal and metalworking solutions to present diversities of cutting-edge solutions. Besides showcasing products, sheet metalworking technology owners will also discover business and partnership opportunities that will be your chance to be part of the metalworking dedicated platform to optimize your business angle to serve new competitive edge in Vietnam’s manufacturing industry.

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