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Predicting the Lifetime of the PCB
Predicting the Lifetime of the PCB
This paper examines a concept to enable the prediction of the lifetime of the PCB using accelerated testing methods and finite element simulations.
Analysis Lab
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? The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, share their own experiences.
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Long Term Component Storage
We need to store a variety of SMD components for at least 10 years. What do you recommend for humidity and temperature settings?
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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.
Production Floor
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ESD and Humidification
In the handling of circuit board assemblies is ambient air humidification necessary if other means of protection are enforced?
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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.
Production Floor
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Production Floor Temperature and Humidity Loggers
During a customer audit the environment measurements in our assembly area. Our one temperature logger was considered inadequate.
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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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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. The Assembly Brothers, Phil Zarrow and Jim Hall, share their own experiences and answers.
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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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