Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 10 10:21:06 EDT 2018 | slthomas
Dave, that's a cool idea and sounds like something that would actually work. I'd be tempted to go with oversized pads to increase the holding force. Unfortunately as an EMS we would have to work that through the customer approval system and as usual
Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 09 16:00:46 EDT 2018 | slthomas
Yes. I'm at a loss as to how to best approach this. I think the giant blob of solder is just going to behave more like a lubricant than anything else. The thing is, I would like to at least try the manufacturer's recommendation once (and this bui
Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 10 08:37:36 EDT 2018 | davef
Hi Steve ... I found nothing in the manufacturers "paper" to help. Comments are: * I agree. No blobs. Solder on the thermal pad should me minimized. Too much solder will float the component. Old timers used to talk about 50-80% coverage. * If you'