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What Rate is World Class for SMT Machines?
What Rate is World Class for SMT Machines?
What rate is considered world class when it comes to pick performance for SMT placement machines? Can you define pick performance? The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, answer these questions and share their own experiences.
Board Talk
Ask the Experts
What Causes Black Pad?
What is the primary cause of Black Pad and/or pad contamination during the assembly process?
Ask the Experts
Solder Joint Reliability on Mixed Ball Grid Array Solder Joints
Solder Joint Reliability on Mixed Ball Grid Array Solder Joints
Due to the decreasing size of consumer electronics, ultrathin flip chip ball grid array packages are needed to with lower z-heights for slimmer form factors.
Production Floor
New Methods Extract Lithium from Water
New Methods Extract Lithium from Water
Researchers discovered a highly efficient way to extract lithium and other metals and minerals from water and published their findings in Science Advances.
Technology Briefing
Protocol Development for Testing Solder Reliability
Protocol Development for Testing Solder Reliability
This paper updates progress in the development of methods for investigating solder joint reliability in a combined environment of vibration and thermal cycle testing.
Analysis Lab
Reliability of ENEPIG by Sequential Thermal Cycling and Aging
Reliability of ENEPIG by Sequential Thermal Cycling and Aging
Paper presents the reliability of LGA components assembled with tin-lead solder onto PCBs with an ENEPIG finish and subjected to thermal cycling and aging.
Materials Tech
Double Print Stencils Systems
Double Print Stencils Systems
It is useful in Assemblies that require mixed technologies; including SMT / Through Hole, SMT / Glue attach components, Packages requiring die attach / SMT assembly.
Production Floor
Ask the Experts
Solder Paste Past Shelf Life
We have some solder paste that has been in a sealed box at 4 degree Celsius for more than 8 months. The shelf life is 6 months. Can it be used?
Ask the Experts
Cross-Sectioning of SMT and PCB Related Architectures
Cross-Sectioning of SMT and PCB Related Architectures
Techniques in performing precision and analytical micro-sections, which fuse the techniques common in preparation of silicon wafers and bulk materials are discussed.
Analysis Lab
Acceptable Rate for Head in Pillow?
Acceptable Rate for Head in Pillow?
We have rejects in 2-3 per 15,000 PCBs that look like Head in Pillow. Should we tinker with the reflow process, or is this reject rate acceptable?
Board Talk
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