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Reduce Pollution of Process Gasses in an Air Reflow Oven
Reduce Pollution of Process Gasses in an Air Reflow Oven
This paper gives detailed information of catalyst systems designed and implemented in SMD production lines to reduce pollution of process gasses.
Production Floor
Corrosion Behavior of CU in Some Commercial Beverages
Corrosion Behavior of CU in Some Commercial Beverages
The corrosion behaviour of pure copper in selected commercial beverages was studied. Two approaches were used to investigate the corrosion behavior.
Analysis Lab
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Floor Life of MSD Parts
We put a new desiccant pack and new humidity indicator card in the MSD bag. If the humidity indicator card is not pink, do we need to bake the components?
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What is the IPC Definition of Uncommonly Harsh?
IPC-A-610 defines class 3 to include products where "the end use environment may be uncommonly harsh." How is "uncommonly harsh" defined?
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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.
Board Talk
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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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