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Components Jumping Around During Reflow
We reflowed boards using a lead-free solder process and had components jumping around from their initial position. What could be causing this?
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What is the Life Span of a Profile Board?
What is the Life Span of a Profile Board?
What is the life span of a profile board? How many times can I use one test board to profile a reflow oven before throwing it away and why?
Board Talk
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Tiny Solder Balls After Reflow
We have been seeing tiny solder balls across our PCB's after reflow. We tried everything but nothing yet has resolved the issue.
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QFN Open Solder Joints
We are experiencing opens on assembled QFN components at a rate of approx 9%. Usually only 1 or 2 pads have opens. What is happening?
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Void-Free Soldering With Vapor-Phase Vacuum Tech
Void-Free Soldering With Vapor-Phase Vacuum Tech
This paper explores equipment that has been developed to achieve void-free joints using modern condensation reflow technology.
Production Floor
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BGA BAll Sheer Testing
We soldered a lead-free BGA. After reflow, we mechanically pulled the BGA component off the circuit board surface. What should we expect?
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How to Reduce Voiding on QFN Components
How to Reduce Voiding on QFN Components
I'm concerned about voiding in the central ground planes of my QFN components. What can I do and how concerned should I be?
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Understanding PCB Design Variables That Contribute to Warpage
Understanding PCB Design Variables That Contribute to Warpage
To improve attachment yield rates, an evaluation several PCB design variables that are believed to contribute to warpage during reflow is proposed.
Analysis Lab
Why Do Our Boards Warp During Reflow?
Why Do Our Boards Warp During Reflow?
Board flexing has recently started to occur on one of our circuit board assemblies, yet our process has remained the same. We are using a three-zone reflow oven.
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Tips When Moving a Reflow Oven
Tips When Moving a Reflow Oven
After moving a reflow oven to a different site, what steps do you need to perform on the machine for the machine to be certified? The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, share their own knowledge and insight.
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