TITLE

In the RoHS enclosure

AUTHOR(S)
Bowring, David
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;6/21/2006, Issue 2246, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that most of the news relating to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances legislation in Great Britain has concentrated on the lead in solder, which obviously affects most electronic businesses. However lead is not the only substance to be outlawed, with cadmium, mercury, chromium VI, polybrominated biphenyls, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers also prohibited. To meet the legislation the material of the enclosure, usually metal or plastic but can also be a composite. Even the base metal needs to be checked as many alloys contain traces of metals other than their main constituents.
ACCESSION #
21604711

 

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