An increasing number of people use computers these days, and this number is set to increase with time. As a result, the industries that are associated with this are likely to become livelier in future. If you are looking for a worthy business to run, you could decide to start assembling and selling computers. The […]

An increasing number of people use computers these days, and this number is set to increase with time. As a result, the industries that are associated with this are likely to become livelier in future. If you are looking for a worthy business to run, you could decide to start assembling and selling computers. The increasing demand for such electronics means that if you get it right, you are likely to make huge profits.
Of course, there are some technical issues that you need to address if you are to do this right. One of these is how you will fasten the motherboards. It’s important to do this carefully to reduce the risk of breakage, and to also ensure that you end up with high quality products. When you are fastening motherboards, there are a number of things you ought to keep in mind to ensure that quality is maintained. Some of these include:

Ensure you have proper electrical grounding

When you are fastening motherboards, there is a risk of residual electricity within some of the components of the motherboard to cause sparking. In addition to damaging the motherboard, this also has other risks including injury and loss of life, as well as causing a fire. To prevent this, you should always ensure that the site at which the assembly will be done will have enough grounding. You might need to consult an electrical installations expert to get more information regarding this.

Use the correct fasteners

fastening a motherboard
Always make sure that you do enough research regarding the types of fasteners you need for the job. Using stainless steel socket head cap screws in place of Inconel socket set screws might not seem like a big deal, but it could definitely affect the functionality of the motherboard. Some of the principles you should adopt when choosing fasteners for a motherboard include that it should not be electrically conductive, and that it should not chemically react with the components of the motherboard. Once again, you might need to do some research regarding this if you are getting it done for the first time. There is a lot of literature regarding how to assemble motherboards online, and you would definitely benefit from going through it to make the right decisions.

 

 Ensure that the technical issues are figured out

What is the minimum number of fasteners you need for a particular motherboard? How much torque is enough before the motherboard becomes damaged by the fastener? All these are issues which if not figured out might lead to damage to the motherboard. Before you start an assembly facility, it makes sense for you to once again get all this information.
In summary, computer assembly can be a very lucrative affair if you get it right. The above are some of the major issues you need to take into account when fastening them. Making sure that you understand them will definitely make work much easier for you. It will also ensure that you end up producing high quality products as well.

About the Author

Larry Melone
By Larry Melone
President

Started my career in the fastener world in 1969 at, Parker Kalon Corp. a NJ based screw manufacturer located in Clifton, NJ working in inventory control, scheduling secondary production and concluding there in purchasing. In 1971 I accepted a sales position at Star Stainless Screw Co., Totowa, NJ working in inside sales and later as an outside salesman, having a successful career at Star I had the desire with a friend to start our own fastener distribution company in 1980 named: Divspec, Kenilworth, NJ. This was a successful adventure but ended in 1985 with me starting Melfast in August 1985 and have stayed competitive and successful to date. Melfast serves the OEM market with approximately 400 accounts nationally.

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