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Knowledge, Vision & Wisdom Mar 26, 2015
Is No-Clean the Trend for QFN Components?
Is there a continuing trend to move to no-clean for QFN components, or is industry in agreement that certain technologies will have to continue using a traditional cleaning process?
Board Talk
Proper DI Water Resistivity for PCB Cleaning?
What the proper resistivity reading for DI water when cleaning electronic assemblies and why? Is there a specification?
Ask the Experts
Selecting Stencil Technologies to Optimize Print Performance
Selecting Stencil Technologies to Optimize Print Performance
Research has been done to identify individual factors in stencil performance; this paper discusses the real-world application of numerous findings.
Production Floor
Underfilling Using Continuous Path Motion
Asymtek
White paper for underfill applications and using continuous motion of the dispense head to avoid backtracking and improve units per hour by 27%. Download now.
Nordson ASYMTEK
 
PCB Protection Overview
Henkel
Henkel's circuit board protection include, conformal coating, encapsulants, potting, module sealing and low pressure molding.
Henkel Electronics
 
Embedding Passive and Active Components: PCB Design and Fabrication
Embedding Passive and Active Components: PCB Design and Fabrication
This paper focuses on six basic embedded component structure designs described in IPC-7092.
Materials Tech
Semiconductor Spray Paint
Researchers at Wake Forest University have developed a high-performance semiconductor "spray paint" that can be applied to large areas without losing electrical conductivity.
Technology Briefing
IPC Training & Certification from Blackfox
BLACKFOX
Experience the Blackfox difference! Schedule your IPC Training and Certification with Blackfox at one of our many certification sites, or we'll come to you. Find the schedule...
Blackfox Training Institute
 
ASYS - Transforming Ideas Into Solutions!
ASYS
The ASYS Group is a leading manufacturer of process & handling systems for the electronics and photovoltaic industries.
ASYS Group Americas Inc.
 
Head-On-Pillow Defect - A Pain in the Neck
The head on pillow defect is becoming more common. This paper describes an occurrence for an OEM and explains how it was dealt with.
Analysis Lab
Jetting Solder Paste Opens Up New Possibilities
Jetting Solder Paste Opens Up New Possibilities
Today Jet Printing is no longer seen as a futuristic technology but it has proven itself and the technology is still gaining momentum.
Production Floor
EPTAC
 
Juki
 
Solder Paste Transfer Greater Than 100%
Solder Paste Transfer Greater Than 100%
I understand the concept of transfer efficiency and the relationship to solder paste volume, is it possible to produce transfer efficiency greater than 100% of the theoretical volume?
Ask the Experts
The Digital Solder Paste
This paper discusses a process for creating a digital solder paste using quantitative benchmarking techniques.
Materials Tech
87 Repair/Rework Guides - Illustrated and Online
CTC
This free online guidebook, packed with detailed illustrations, will be helpful to anyone who needs to repair or rework circuit board assemblies.
Circuit Technology Center
 
Circuit Insight Deliver Results!
IPC
Introduce your technology in Circuit Insight’s bi-weekly newsletter & website to see how digital sponsorship advertising delivers results. Learn more...
Circuit Insight
 
Intermetallic Crystals and Role in Microbridges
This paper documents several short circuit failures caused by copper tin intermetallic crystals, the root cause, and rework techniques that can be used to prevent its occurrence.
Analysis Lab
Corrosion Resistant Servers for Free-Air Cooling Data Centers
Corrosion Resistant Servers for Free-Air Cooling Data Centers
This paper describes a corrosion resistant server design suitable for reliable operation in a free-air cooling data center.
Production Floor
Europlacer's NEW Intelligent Feeders - ii-Feed
Europlacer
ii-Feed is a fully 'intelligent', fast-loading feeder; enabling accurate tape indexing and optimum productivity. ii-Feed Elements are compatible with all Europlacer machines. Learn more...
Europlacer North America
 
eSurface is the Game Changer for the PCB Industry
eSurface
eSurface enables you to: • Achieve Ultra-fine capability < 1/1 L/S; • Dramatically improve yields; • Reduce steps & cycle times; • Maximize efficiency
eSurface
 
         
The Stresses of Commuting
The Stresses of Commuting
The more time you spend getting to and from work, the less likely you are to be satisfied with life, says a new study published in World Leisure ...
Technology Briefing
ASYS Group
Electroplating of Cu in TSV and Characteristics of Low Alpha Solder Bump
Electroplating of Cu in TSV and Characteristics of Low Alpha Solder Bump
The research objective is to estimate metallurgical and mechanical properties of low alpha solder. Cu-filling property to TSV was also investigated.
Materials Tech
Maintenance with Augmented Reality
Panasonic
For any factory regardless of equipment brand, this PanaCIM® solution helps efficiently manage maintenance.
Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America
Urethane Conformal Coating Problem
Urethane Conformal Coating Problem
We use urethane conformal coating and have difficulty with the coating adhering to the board despite washing and efforts to avoid any silicon contamination.
Ask the Experts
They didn't think it could be done, we proved them wrong
Advanced Assembly
Proprietary system delivers consistent, machine SMT assembly for low-volume in 1-5 days. It's our only focus.
Advanced Assembly LLC
Wasp Vs. Spider
Wasp Vs. Spider
A battle for the ages as a spider and wasp face-off. Let's get ready to bumbleeeee.
Mysteries of Science
No Mix, Electrically Conductive, High Temperature Resistant Coating
Master Bond
Ideal for electromagnetic interference and radio frequency interference shielding applications, Master Bond MB600G is an aqueous based, sodium silicate system with a graphite filler.
Master Bond
ASYS Group
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