News & Events

Laser Direct Structuring for Data Security Devices

Data security is a growing industry. Intrusions are being made into data devices by putting sensors into them and getting sensitive data out.

Devices like:

Computers
ATMs
Point of Sale devices

It’s all about detecting intrusion and the best way to do this is to have some sort of trip wire going throughout your device.

You want to do this with […]

March 29th, 2016|Categories: News & Events||

Laser Direct Structuring: The Perfect Compliment to Printed Circuit Boards

How would a part with laser direct structuring (LDS) work in conjunction with a Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)?
A very common misconception when looking at Laser Direct Structuring is that one can replace a Printed Circuit Board.
Laser Direct Structuring is not designed to replace a Printed Circuit Board, in fact it is more to compliment a […]

March 29th, 2016|Categories: News & Events||

3D MID Technology Explained

Below, Mike Stertz with SelectConnect Technologies explains 3D MID technology with specific detail.

While 3D MID technology is incredibly advanced and innovative, particularly in the U.S., the actual 3D MID process is not overly difficult to comprehend. Mike Stertz of SelectConnect Technologies does a great job of explaining this process and technology with easy to understand […]

March 21st, 2016|Categories: News & Events||

Laser Direct Structuring Benefits

Our interview with President of LPKF, Stephan Schmidt is summarized below.

President of LPKF, Stephan Schmidt states one of the biggest benefits of Laser Direct Structuring is its ability to go around curves, in small places and anywhere you’re constrained by the X, Y and Z axes.

What makes Laser Direct Structuring technology so attractive is SelectConnect’s […]

January 12th, 2016|Categories: News & Events||

Laser Direct Structuring: Future Markets

What Markets Laser Direct Structuring Will Expand Into and How
Our interview with President of LPKF, Stephan Schmidt is summarized below.

Laser Direct Structuring is a huge growing technology. Select Connect invested a great deal in this technology because we believe in it.
Laser Direct Structuring is a very common technology in cell phone antennas and military antennas […]

January 12th, 2016|Categories: News & Events||

Laser Direct Structuring: Antenna for Military Applications

How Laser Direct Structuring Improves Military Antennas
Our interview with President of LPKF, Stephan Schmidt is summarized below.
There is a growing demand for antenna Laser Direct Structuring for military and security applications. Laser Direct Structuring helps make parts smaller, lighter and more functional. The key in military applications is engineering parts to be more rugged and perform […]

January 12th, 2016|Categories: News & Events||

Sensor Product Examples

New Demo Parts for Technology Review
SelectConnect Technologies has developed a new series of demonstrator parts designed to show the capabilities of the laser direct structuring process. Our Laser Engineer Nick Prorok designed an automotive sensor. The plastic prototypes were produced by Protomold using an ABS/PC blend from RTP Plastics. We applied our laser pattern to […]

January 12th, 2015|Categories: News & Events||

New Prototype Plating Line

Prototype Plating Line
SelectConnect Technologies has upgraded our capability to produce prototypes and small volume production runs by building a new prototype line. Now fully enclosed in a laboratory, the prototype line has a series of 15-gallon tanks which will support electroless copper, electroless nickel, and immersion gold along with the other required pretreatment and surface […]

November 11th, 2014|Categories: News & Events||