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Assembly And Reliability Issues Associated With Leadless Chip Scale Packages
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Assembly And Reliability Issues Associated With Leadless Chip Scale Packages

Michael Meilunas of Universal Instruments Corporation, Binghamton, NY; Muffadal Mukadam, and Hari Srihari of Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Universal Instruments

This paper addresses the assembly and reliability of 0.5 mm pitch leadless Chip Scale Packages (CSP) on .062? immersion Ag plated printed circuit boards (PCB) using Pbfree solder paste. Four different leadless CSP designs were studied and each was evaluated using multiple PCB attachment pad designs...

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Best Video Soldering Tips

Bob Wettermann   President,   BEST Inc,

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.

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SMT glue dispensers

Posted by JimmyJames

We recently upgraded our SMT placement equipment and are quite happy with them. One of our old SMT machines however had a glue head attached to it and we are now in the market for a standalone glue station...

Solderality problems with SN100C Lead Free Hasl

Posted by brad

Just wondering if there are any users of SN100C lead free hasl finsh out there. If so what kind of results are you getting as far as solderability is concerned?...

MPM AP25 Print Repeatability Problem

Posted by Daxman

We've got a problem with our AP25. I just finished repairing and calibrating this printer. We needed to replace the camera. After the cal. was done, the print accuracy was superb. However, it seems now, the consistency will not maintain itself...

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Date: Tue, October 17, 2006

Location: CT, USA

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Don't miss your chance to exhibit at the Nutmeg SMTA Vendor Show. Exhibit space is still available...

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Location: TX, USA

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Join us for the first annual CTEA (SMTA & IMAPS) Vendor Show and Technical Program!...

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Company: Reptron Manufacturing

Address: Tampa, FL USA

Help Reptron Electronics be a leader in the Electronics industry by acting as the Process Engineering Technician on 2nd Shift for our Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing Division...

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Company: Contact Systems, Inc.

Address: Danbury, CT, USA

Installing, repairing, and servicing automated electronic assembly equipment at customer locations...

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Address: Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Seeking qualified candidate for a SMT / Wave Solder pallet designer. Candidate must be experienced, highly motivated and possess strong communication skills...

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October 03, 2006

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