Electronics Forum | Wed Jul 18 17:09:45 EDT 2018 | slthomas
Update - next run started out horribly so went to another stencil design. Reduced thermal pad coverage by about 40% with 4 panes, with cutouts to avoid the vias. Worked like a charm for 10 boards (90 parts). I think we're finally on to something.
Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 09 13:53:45 EDT 2018 | dleeper
I've never placed one of these before, but it looks like a poorly designed part. It has pads scattered asymmetrically around the body of the part. when it reflows this is going to apply uneven forces to the component, causing it to skew. I guess hav
Electronics Forum | Mon Apr 09 12:52:00 EDT 2018 | slthomas
We are about to do a second iteration of something we struggled mightily with last time and I'm hoping to at least make a step in the right direction. There are 12 of these parts on the board and virtually all of them required removal and replacemen