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Improvement of Organic Packaging Thermal Cycle Performance Measurement

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Improvement of Organic Packaging Thermal Cycle Performance Measurement

Endicott Interconnect Technologies

Glenn O. Dearing, Paul J. Hart

Flip Chip Plastic Ball Grid Array (FCPBGA) modules, when subjected to extreme environmental stress testing, may often reveal mechanical and electrical failure mechanisms which may not project to the field application environment. One such test can be the Deep Thermal Cycle (DTC) environmental stress which cycles from -55�C to 125�C. This "hammer" test provides the customer with a level of security for robustness, but does not typically represent conditions which a module is likely to experience during normal handling and operation...

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Best Video Soldering Tips


Bob Wettermann

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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China's RoHS version

Posted by Patrick Bruneel

Electronics firms doing business in China need to be aware that while China RoHS targets the same substances restricted by the EU RoHS directive, the China policy stipulates that compliance can only be verified by testing done in accredited Chinese laboratories... ��

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... ��

up2000 HiE hates me

Posted by Van Raily

The squegee blades on the machine won't move down to level whenever I make a program. It has a standard head. I can jog them manually in calibrate mode but when I try to make a program they don't work... ��

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Upcoming Events

TDS, Inc. and EPM Handels AG Open New US Facility

Plant Tour/Open House... TDS

Wed, November 15, 2006 | Tritec, OH, USA

We are proud to announce the opening of a US demo and training center at the TDS headquarters. From this facility, TDS will provide customer support, spare parts and service for North America. TDS will offer training for in plant maintenance personnel as well as pre-training of operators of new equipment on order from EPM... ��

CONNECTIONS EUROPE? | Strategies for Digital Living Markets

Conference... Parks Associates

Tue, November 14, 2006 | Adlon Kempinski, Germany

Event that expands the scope and mission of the leading executive conference and showcase series dedicated to advanced digital lifestyle solutions for residential and mobile environments... ��

Troubleshooting, Verification, and High Frequency Measurements in Signal Integrity & Design

Conference... University of Oxford

Wed, November 15, 2006 | University of Oxford, UK

This University of Oxford course delivers practical knowledge for signal integrity design troubleshooting and verification that can be used immediately on the job. The course material contains design tips and troubleshooting techniques... ��

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Career Center


Regional Sales Managers

SMT Resource Group LLC

Wake Forest, NC, USA

SMT Resource needs two additional regional sales managers... ��

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Thales Communications, Inc.

Clarksburg, MD, USA

We are seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for our Clarksburg, Maryland location. The candidate must be driven with a strong ability to multi-task under pressure... ��

Quality Control Manager

TTM Technologies

Redmond, WA, USA

This job works cross functionally with Process Engineering, Pre-Production, and Manufacturing to drive continuous quality improvement... ��


Quality Assurance Specialist

Desired Field: Quality Control

Norco, CA, USA

30 years experience in Quality Assurance Management, Laboratory, Inspection and Cross-Section Evaluation... ��

GAH Resume

Desired Field: Management , Production , Sales/Marketing

Naples, FL, USA

International marketing/sales experience along with P&L manufacturing and product management responsibilities... ��

SMT Surface Mount

Desired Field: Engineering , Maintenance, Management, Production

Naples, FL, USA

6 years of experience in electronics. I know how to program, operate, maintain, setup SMT machines... ��

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