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Solder Joint Embrittlement Mechanisms, Solutions and Standards
Solder Joint Embrittlement Mechanisms, Solutions and Standards
The paper describes four case studies of solder joint embrittlement, three with Sn63Pb37 and one with SnAg3.7 solder alloy.
Materials Tech
Vapor Phase - Improvement Under Oxidation Free Soldering Conditions
Vapor Phase - Improvement Under Oxidation Free Soldering Conditions
Modern vapor phase soldering systems based on new technologies have eliminated the disadvantages inherent to condensation systems.
Production Floor
Ask the Experts
Toe Fillet Requirements on Gull Wing Components
Is a toe fillet required on gull wing components? We have some gull wing components that have no toe fillet, but all other requirements are met.
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Ask the Experts
BGA Solder Ball Shelf Life
BGA Solder Balls are a homogeneous mass of metals, why is the shelf life only two years? Can the shelf life be extended?
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Reliability Challenges for Bottom Termination Components
Reliability Challenges for Bottom Termination Components
Electro-chemical reliability, assembly defects, and alloy reliability are addressed and challenges for BTCs, solutions, and strategies for optimization.
Analysis Lab
Engineered Tin-Copper Alloys in Selective Soldering
Engineered Tin-Copper Alloys in Selective Soldering
The performance with one alloy under design conditions that make soldering difficult demonstrate the need to evaluate the performance differences.
Production Floor
Issues With Fillets on Via Holes?
Issues With Fillets on Via Holes?
During wave solder some of the vias have concave fillets giving them a dimple effect. What can we do to create flatter fillets on via holes? The Assembly Brothers, Phil Zarrow and Jim Hall, share their own experiences.
Board Talk
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BGA Joint Voids - Accept or Reject?
Per IPC-610, would you reject this BGA solder joint? I've heard that some level of voids within a BGA joint can actually improve reliability. Is this true?
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Why is Solder Dross Sticking to Our PCBAs?
Why is Solder Dross Sticking to Our PCBAs?
After wave soldering we find dross particles on the circuit board surface. We cleaned and have the same problem. Do we have contamination?
Board Talk
Converting Cable Assembly Manufacturing to Lead Free Solder
Converting Cable Assembly Manufacturing to Lead Free Solder
This paper reviews soldering applications associated with cable assembly, including process modification and qualification with lead free solders.
Production Floor
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