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    RoHS and Its Impact on the Resistor Industry

    Aug. 1, 2022
    Fully lead-free requirements for thick-film chip resistors will inevitably increase in the next few years. For manufacturers looking to make the switch, there are options for ...
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    RoHS and Critical Materials

    July 1, 2022
    Different hazardous materials can be used in electronics, but there are alternatives
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    Making Electronic Products More Recyclable

    May 18, 2021
    A few small tips can help you be aware of the substances of concern designed into your products and how they impact recycling and the circular economy.
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    New EU Reporting Requirements for Substances of Very High Concern

    July 14, 2020
    Manufacturers of articles entering European Union Member States will need to report Substances of Very High Concern to a new European Chemicals Agency database by January 5, 2021...
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    Lead: Past, Present, and Future

    Jan. 28, 2020
    Lead has been used by humans for millennia and remains critical for today’s electronics. When effectively managed, lead can continue to play an important role to avoid possible...

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