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HALT Testing of Backward Soldered BGAs on a Military Product
HALT Testing of Backward Soldered BGAs on a Military Product
This study evaluates reliability in a production design. Functional assemblies were built using Pb-free BGAs in a SnPb solder process and subjected to life testing.
Analysis Lab
Latent Short Circuit Failure in High-rel PCBs
Latent Short Circuit Failure in High-rel PCBs
This paper describes inspections performed on base materials, manufacturing processes and final PCBs.
Production Floor
Early Design Review of Boundary Scan To Enhancing Testability
Early Design Review of Boundary Scan To Enhancing Testability
Paper reviews what portions of a design can be covered structurally and what are covered functionally, to provide the best diagnostics to discover faults?
Production Floor
Solder Paste Inspection - When and Why
Solder Paste Inspection - When and Why
Our facility is pushing us to purchase a 3D solder paste inspection system. Are these systems common and under what condition should we consider buying one?
Board Talk
Ask the Experts
Initial Screen Print Test Board
Is it recommended to print one cycle before printing the first production board? I could use a scrap board or blank plastic card for the first print.
Ask the Experts
What is Kelvin Test?
What is Kelvin Test?
This paper uses data to outline what a 4-wire Kelvin test. Several examples are illustrated of what the 4 wire Kelvin test can and cannot do.
Analysis Lab
Will Typical No Clean Paste Pass an SIR Test?
Will Typical No Clean Paste Pass an SIR Test?
Will a typical no clean paste pass an SIR test? Is it really clean enough for a conformal coating and 20 years of service? The Assembly Brothers, Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow, share their own experiences and insight.
Board Talk
Embedded System Access
Embedded System Access
This paper discusses test access methodologies and elaborates on Embedded System Access strategies in particular.
Analysis Lab
Head in Pillow X-ray Inspection at Flextronics
Head in Pillow X-ray Inspection at Flextronics
For the study we used two boards exhibiting HIP defects with four types of AXI machines at four sites in Flextronics manufacturing, or vendor laboratory.
Analysis Lab
Expanding IEEE Std 1149.1 Boundary-Scan Architecture
Expanding IEEE Std 1149.1 Boundary-Scan Architecture
This paper discusses the expanded use of boundary-scan testing beyond the typical manufacturing test to capture structural defects.
Production Floor
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