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What Is the Recommended Component Storage Environment?
What Is the Recommended Component Storage Environment?
What do you recommend for component storage to prohibit oxidation including relative humidity, nitrogen atmosphere, temperature?
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What is the Proper Storage Condition For PCBs
What is the Proper Storage Condition For PCBs
Is there a defined specification for the storage of PCBs? What are some storage concerns? The Assembly Brothers, Phil Zarrow and Jim Hall, discuss this issue.
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ESD Grounding - 1 Meg Ohm Resistor
Why do we need to use a 1 meg-ohm resistor for ESD grounding?
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What is the IPC Definition for Uncommonly Harsh?
What is the IPC Definition for Uncommonly Harsh?
IPC 610 and other documents define class three to include products where the end use environment may be uncommonly harsh. Does anyone have guidelines for how uncommonly harsh may be defined? The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, address this question.
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Electrostatic Discharge Factory Issues
Electrostatic Discharge Factory Issues
The paper offers an overview of causes for ESD, where electrostatic charges are increasingly generated.
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We Need Leaded BGAs, But They're Only Available Lead-Free
We Need Leaded BGAs, But They're Only Available Lead-Free
Today's topic of discussion is orientated to those who are the exemptees for lead-free and have to cope with a lead-free world.
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What is Ideal Humidity for Final Assembly?
What is Ideal Humidity for Final Assembly?
What is ideal humidity within a final assembly facility? No soldering involved. The facility is used for final box build.
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Uncontrolled Environment Causing Problems
We are seeing a high fallout due to insufficient paste application on TSOP components. Is there low humidity, low temp lead free - no clean paste?
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Preparing for Increased ESD Device Sensitivity
Preparing for Increased ESD Device Sensitivity
In this paper the authors share what has been learned about real-time ESD event detection in hopes it aids the equipment manufacturer's preparedness.
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Recovering Solder from Dross
Does it make economic sense to develop an in-house capability for recovering pure solder from solder dross? What are the benefits?
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