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 The Branford Group - Online Equipment Auction of Altronic: Small-Batch Surface Mount & Assembly Facility

SMTnet Express, July 11, 2024, Subscribers: 25,709, Companies: 12,181, Users: 29,088

█  Electronics Manufacturing Technical Articles

Using Automated 3D X-Ray Inspection to Detect BTC Defects

Bottom-termination components (BTC), such as QFNs, are becoming more common in PCB assemblies. These components are characterized by hidden solder joints. How are defects on hidden DFN joints detected? Certainly, insufficient solder joints on BTCs cannot be detected by manual visual inspection. Nor can this type of defect be detected by automated optical inspection; the joint is hidden by the component body. Defects such as insufficients are often referred to as "marginal" defects because ...

Credit: Flex (Flextronics International)

Assessing the Effectiveness of I/O Stencil Aperture Modifications on BTC Void Reduction

Bottom terminated components, or BTCs, have been rapidly incorporated into PCB designs because of their low cost, small footprint and overall reliability. The combination of leadless terminations with underside ground/thermal pads have presented a multitude of challenges to PCB assemblers, including tilting, poor solder fillet formation, difficult inspection and ��� most notably ��� center pad voiding. Voids in large SMT solder joints can be difficult to predict and control ...

Credit: AIM Solder

The Effect of Coating and Potting on the Reliability of QFN Devices.

The fastest growing package types in the electronics industry today are Bottom Termination Components (BTCs). While the advantages of BTCs are well documented, they pose significant reliability challenges to users. One of the most common drivers for reliability failures is the inappropriate adoption of new technologies. This is especially true for new component packaging like BTCs. Obtaining relevant information can be difficult since information is often segmented and ....

Credit: DfR Solutions (acquired by ANSYS Inc)

Rework Challenges for Smart Phones and Tablets

Smart phones are complex, costly devices and therefore need to be reworked correctly the first time. In order to meet the ever-growing demand for performance, the complexity of mobile devices has increased immensely, with more than a 70% greater number of packages now found inside of them than just a few years ago. For instance, 1080P HD camera and video capabilities are now available on most high end smart phones or tablet computers, making their production more elaborate and ...

Credit: Metcal

Body of Knowledge (BOK) for Leadless Quad Flat No-Lead/Bottom Termination Components (QFN/BTC) Package Trends and Reliability

As with many advancements in the electronics industry, consumer electronics is driving the trends for electronic packaging technologies toward reducing size and increasing functionality. Microelectronics meeting the technology needs for higher performance, reduced power consumption and size, and off ...

Credit: NASA Office Of Safety And Mission Assurance

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█  Printed Circuit Board Assembly & PCB Design Forum

Custom Anvil and Press Needed -- Hello, I am looking for a machine shop in the Dallas, Texas area that can make customer press tooling by manufacturing part number, both tools will be needed anvil and press.

Dual lane SMT lines -- We are looking into setting up a new SMT line and have come across several brands that have options for dual lane lines (think YRM20DL). What scenario would a setup like this would make the most sense? Most of our products are double sided with far fewer components on the bottom side. Would running both sides in parallel make sense here? Many of our products have a large number of common components. Would dual lane make sense here for running different products in parallel?

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█  SMT, PCB Electronics Assembly Manufacturing Industry News

EVS International to Demonstrate Unprecedented Solder Recovery at the Penang Manufacturing Expo 2024

EVS International is pleased to announce its participation in the Penang Manufacturing Expo 2024, taking place July 24-26, 2024, at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Penang. Attendees can visit EVS International at the Qualitek Solution Booth A88, to experience the EVS 500LFCABF with Automated Dross Chute & Fume Extraction....

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Electronics Industry Sentiment Falls in June, Driven by Weaker Demand and Stronger Cost Pressures

IPC releases June 2024 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report...

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 The Branford Group - Online Equipment Auction of Altronic: Small-Batch Surface Mount & Assembly Facility



█  SMT / PCB Assembly Equipment Auctions

AUCTION | Online Equipment Auction of Altronic: Small-Batch Surface Mount & Assembly Facility

AUCTIONEER | The Branford Group

TYPE | Online Auction

FEATURING | Altronic - Small-Batch Surface Mount & Assembly Facility

Including: (2) Europlacer iineo Placement Machines, (30+) Europlacer Trolleys & (500+) ii-Feed Elements, Mycronic JET26 | Heller 1707 MK-III | Yestech YTX-300

SCHEDULE | Thu, Jul 11 - Wed, Jul 17, 2024

OPENS | Thursday, July 11, 2024 8:00 AM (EST)

CLOSING BEGINS | Wednesday, July 17, 2024 11:00 AM (EST)

LOCATION | Girard, OH 44420

FEATURED EQUIPMENT |

Surface Mount Equipment:

Mydata MY600, Jet 26 Jet Printer (2014)

(2) Europlacer iineo Multi Function Pick & Place Systems (2015 & 2009)

Heller 1707 MK-III Reflow Oven (2008)

Yestech YTX-300 X-Ray

Component Storage: Europlacer Lzero3 EX, Automatic SMT Component Storage Cabinet (2016)

Europlacer Trolleys:

(14) Europlacer Intelligent Feeder Trolleys

(27) Europlacer Traditional Feeder Trolleys

(2) Europlacer Large-Format Feeder Trolleys

Europlacer Elements & Feeders:

(425) Europlacer ii-Feed 8mm Elements

(48) Europlacer ii-Feed 12mm Elements

(16) Europlacer ii-Feed 16mm Elements

(9) Europlacer ii-Feed 24mm Elements

(2) Europlacer Belt Feeders

(4) Europlacer 8mm Intelligent NT Double Tape Feeders

(3) Europlacer 12mm Intelligent NT Feeders

(1) Europlacer 16mm Intelligent NT Feeder

(1) Europlacer 24mm Intelligent NT Feeder

(3) Europlacer 32mm Intelligent NT Feeders

(1) Europlacer 44mm Intelligent NT Feeder

(375) Non-Intelligent Elements - 8mm to 24mm

Europlacer Accessories:

(2) Europlacer Offline Setup Stations; Software: RC5.16.B2M21

Europlacer EPI-SERV-174 Server; Software Version: 1.07

Europlacer Offline Vision Bench

Europlacer E102854 Trolley Interface

Branford Group - Online Equipment Auction of Altronic: Small-Batch Surface Mount & Assembly Facility

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█  Electronic Equipment Market

MARKET - Used Electronic Assembly Machines For Sale

P&P / FEEDERS

 SMTUnion - Panasonic NPM-W2 Chipshooter

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 Zeiss LSM-880 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope with Airyscan

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Adhesive Dispensers

 Musashi FAD2500

KD Electronics Ltd.

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PCB TEST

Lewis & Clark Agilent 3070

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PCB TEST

KD Electronics Agilent 3070

KD Electronics

Pick and Place/Feeders

Mydata Agilis Feeders

Baja Bid

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█  Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly Events Calendar

EVENTS

Arizona/Sonora & San Diego Joint Chapter Webinar: The Data Revolution Within SMT Manufacturing | July 16

SMTA

SMT Processes Certification Course- Chihuahua | August 13 to 15

SMTA

Chihuahua Expo & Tech Forum | August 15

SMTA

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█  Electronics Manufacturing Training Courses & PCB Assembly Training

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Soldering & Rework

PCB Design

Electronics Assembly

Electronics Inspection

Online Training

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BlackFox - Experience the BlackFox Difference

TRAINING - PCB Inspection Electronics Manufacturing Training Courses

IPC-A-610 Specialist Interactive PCB Inspection Lab (CIS or CIT Option) Certification Training Course

Multiple dates and locations. Check the link for details

EPTAC Corporation

TRAINING - PCB Rework and Hand Soldering Training Courses

Customizable Basic Hand Soldering

Multiple dates and locations. Check the link for details

Blackfox Training Institute, LLC

EPTAC Hand Soldering Certification Training Course

Multiple dates and locations. Check the link for details

EPTAC Corporation

TRAINING - Online Electronics Manufacturing and Assembly Training Courses

Reflow Soldering 101 Training Course

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

IPC/WHMA-A-620 Expert (CSE) Certification Training Course

EPTAC Corporation

IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training and Certification Program

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Component Placement 101 Training Course

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

ESD Control for Electronics Assembly

Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

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█  Electronics Manufacturing & PCB Assembly Career Center

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█  PCB Design & Assembly Industry Associations

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Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

SMTA is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies.

Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore | Upcoming Events

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Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly.

Membership Info | Training & Certification | Online Store | Upcoming Events

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