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Auger Valve Dispensing -SMT Express Newsletter

Featured Article

Auger Valve Dispensing

EFD, Inc

This white paper is suitable for both new and experienced users. It is a practical education in the use and misuse of auger valves for solder paste dispensing. Covers the best and worst practices associated with the process variables involved in solder paste dispensing...


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Best Video Soldering Tips

Lead-Free (SAC Alloy) SOT 23 Placement


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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Time to retire the wave?

Posted by Grant

We have a soltec wave, and apart from the really bad software running it, I am wondering if it's time to replace it with selective soldering, which will use less solder, and much less power than a wave...»»

CSP rework station advice needed

Posted by jeremyl

We are a tiny startup company developing an IC in a flip-chip CSP package. We find ourselves in need of being able to remove and replace (ie rework) our chip on a characterization board. The board will not be big and the chip is very small... »»

Solder wave shutdown

Posted by floydf

My boss posed me an interesting question: would it save energy to leave the wave solder machine on all night instead of turning it off each night? We run 1 shift, and have timers on our machines... »»

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JPCA Show 2007 (37th International Electronic Circuits Exhibition)

Trade Show/Exhibition | JPCA

Wed, May 30, 2007 | Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

The Triple Collaboration of JPCA Show 2007/2007 Microelectronics Show/JISSO PROTEC 2007 is the industry�s own- and only-organized effort to create a reasonable, targeted and fair event with the solution network for electronics manufacturing.... »»

Comprehensive Lead Free Workshop featuring Dr. Jennie Hwang

Seminar/Course | Blackfox Training Institute

Tue, June 5, 2007 | Denver, CO, USA

The only complete Lead-Free Coverage! �Get the Facts� from world renowned Lead Free expert Dr. Jennie Hwang. Attend a comprehensive workshop that is designed to address every aspect of RoHS & WEEE directives... »»

SMTA Upper Midwest Vendor Show and Technical Program

Trade Show/Exhibition | SMTA

Wed, June 6, 2007 | 3M Company, St. Paul, MN, USA

The ever-popular SMTA Upper Midwest Vendor Show and Technical Program is back again at 3M Headquarters in St. Paul, MN. This program will be held in conjunction with free technical programming and attendee registration is free... »»

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SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association 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. The association is dedicated to the advancement of the electronics industry through member education and interaction. Membership Info

Upcoming Event for SMTA

SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting

Tue, June 5, 2007 | Laurel, MD, USA

Chapter Meeting Technical Presentations on "Applications of Osprey Lightweight Controlled Expansion (CE) Alloys" by David Jacobson, Andrew Ogilvy and Alan Leatham, Sandvik Osprey Ltd, Sandvik Materials Technology and "BGA Coplanarity Reduction during the Ball Attach Process" by Rick Lathrop, Heraeus CMD...»»


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries 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

Upcoming Event for IPC

Jisso International Forum

Wed, June 6, 2007 | Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore

This workshop will provide an excellent forum to interact and share ideas on the latest trends and technologies in electronics manufacturing. Members of the JISSO International Council, as well as technology leaders from industry and the research communy in USA, Europe and Asia will be speaking on environmental friendly manufacturing, three- dimensional integration, interposer substrates and standards activities...»»

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Source Inspector

Bureau Veritas

Wylie, TX, USA

Candidate needed for source inspection to the requirements of Mil-P-55110 IPC 6011, class 1,2 and 3 IPC 6012...»»

Rolling Mill Electrical Supervisor

National Recruiters, LLC

Memphis, TN, USA

Technical skill must be at journeyman level/top grade or higher. Four year electrical degree or equal experience is preferred ...»»

Regional Sales Manager


Richardson, TX, USA

Regional Sales Manager for AOI Systems with key focus on sales to Mexican based SMT manufacturing facilities...»»


Electronic/Mechanical Technician

Desired Field: Maintenance...

Winchester, VA, USA

20 years working on thru hole and Smt equipment. Phoenix II Operator Certification...»»

Electronics Engineer

Desired Field: Engineering

Tijuana, Mexico

7 years of experience in Manufacturing procesess and New Products Introduction of comercial and military SMT and PTH boards...»»

SMT Engineer

Desired Field: Engineering, Production

Mentor, OH, USA

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

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