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PWB Solutions for High Speed Systems

Paper 1 of 4: Credit/Source: Benson Chan, John Lauffer, Steve Rosser, Jim Stack - Endicott Interconnect Technologies

The authors of this paper will describe a method to assist system designers of High Speed Systems in the selection of PWB design / build attributes.

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Best Solder Tips

BEST Instructors have put to video demonstrations of common hand soldering skills. These are not designed to be in place of live one on one training where repetitive skills and subsequent one on one feedback is given. Rather they are quick refreshers designed to be viewed if a specific skill has not been practiced in a while.

Valor Announces Full Lead-Free Environment Control Solution
Valor Computerised Systems Ltd

7th June, 2006 Valor Computerized Systems [FWB: VCR], the leader in productivity-enhancing solutions for the electronics industry, has announced a full lead-free environment control solution covering all market-leading machine vendors, regardless of brand and model generation. As the preferred operations monitoring and control solution for global EMS companies, Valors flagship TraceXpert solution delivers total machine vendor neutrality for line-monitoring, real-time materials management, optimized assembly line performance and component traceability.

GE Commercial Finance, Global Electronics Solutions (GES) and Thomas Industries Form Strategic Agreement
GE Commercial Finance

San Diego, CA (June 13, 2006) GE Commercial Finance, Global Electronics Solutions (GES), a global leader in equipment lifecycle management, and Thomas Industries Inc., a worldwide full-service auction and appraisal firm, have formed a strategic agreement to provide financing, equipment remarketing and auction services to semiconductor and electronics manufacturers.

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Stencil cleaning

Posted by Bryan Hewson

I am a lay person researching the application of non-woven material in stencil rolls either using branded material or non-branded alternatives for DEK, MPM Panasonic machines in SMT environments. I have read a number of articles referring to aqueous, ultrasound techniques as well as use of paper rather than non-woven fabric. Are these alternatives to the use of non-wovens when cleaning stencils in SMT or relating to other cleaning processes within PCB / SMT manufacturing? Any pointers would be appreciated.

Problems with SN100C in a Soltec Delta C Wave

Posted by Grant

We have spent the day trying to profile our Vitroncis Soltec Delta C wave with the new SN100C solder, but having problems with the heavy pins on some BNC connectors we are using. We have Interflux no residue flux, and we are using palettes, which are a little thick, but worked ok with lead based solder. We have two heat zones on the bottom, with cal rods, and then convection zone just before the wave. We also have top side heat lamps just before the wave as well. (..) Is anyone else running a Delta C for lead free soldering of multi layer boards with heavy connectors such as BNC connectors in them?

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