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Low Force Placement Solution For Delicate and Low IO Flip Chip Assemblies

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Low Force Placement Solution For Delicate and Low IO Flip Chip Assemblies

Universal Instruments Corporation

Credit/Source: Jason Higgins, Universal Instruments Corporation. Robert Hemann, Medtronic Microelectronics Center

Most microelectronic manufacturing sectors are experiencing a renaissance of sorts as traditional surface mount components, in particular large leaded devices make the transition to more compact chip scale packages and flip chip technology...


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Sale Open: 17 July 2007

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Best Video Soldering Tips

Lead-Free SOIC 20


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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Axis Head 1 Z Velocity error

Posted by GEB

We have a Universal GSM 1 flex head machine. It keeps on bringing up an "Axis Head 1 Z velocity over speed error during move absolute command"...»»

Lead-Free BGA Rework

Posted by Brian

I have been trying to rework a lead-free BGA. For some reason, when I remove the BGA the corner pads on the board come off and the board must be scrapped... »»

Fuji CP642 Auto Pick adjust

Posted by Gregf912

I have a CP642E machine that will not function if auto adjust is enabled in Part Descriptor. Symptom: Auto pick offset causes machine to pick part off center... »»

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Comprehensive Lead Free Workshop featuring Dr. Jennie Hwang

Seminar/Course | Blackfox Training Institute

Mon, July 9, 2007 | Denver, CO, USA

Attend a comprehensive workshop that is designed to address every aspect of RoHS & WEEE directives... »»

Random Vibration, Shock Testing, HALT, ESS, HASS Measurements

Seminar/Course | A.T.E. Solutions, Inc.

Tue, July 10, 2007 | Bellevue, WA, USA

Upon completion of this short course, you will be able to measure vibration and shock, calibrate vibration and shock measurement systems... »»

PCB Design Excellence

Seminar/Course | Premier EDA Solutions Ltd

Tue, July 10, 2007 | Premier EDA Solutions Ltd, Stanstead Abbotts, UK

A two-day course providing an intermediate level of training in PCB design. Ideal for those wishing to gain the essential grounding prior to embarking on the IPC Designer Certification programme... »»

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Minimum of 5 years experience processing and mold setting on Cincinnati Milacron Injection Molding Machines...»»

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Owings Mills, MD, USA

The candidate would participate in product design phase reviews and interfaces with customers in supporting testability...»»

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Industry Associations


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. Membership Info

SMTA Certification for SMT Processes and Six Sigma Green Belt


Next Event: Ohio Valley SMTA Vendor Show


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

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