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Achieving SMT Compatible Flip Chip Assembly With No-Flow Fluxing Underfills

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Achieving SMT Compatible Flip Chip Assembly With No-Flow Fluxing Underfills

Universal Instruments

Credit/Source: Tony DeBarros, Doug Katze - Emerson and Cuming, Pericles Kondos - Universal Instruments

Recent developments in No Flow-Fluxing Underfill (NFFUF) products have demonstrated their utility to enhance the reliability of flip chip assemblies with reduced processing steps over conventional capillary flow methods. This basic work considered processing conditions such as dispensed volume and placement force, speed and dwell time.


Featured Auction

Printed Circuit Board Equipment Exchange #9


Sale Type: Online Auction

Sale Open: 22 August 2007 12:01 AM (PDT)

Location of Assets: USA


Bid on State-of-the-Art PCB Manufacturing Equipment

Featuring Drilling & Routing, Lamination, Etching, Plating, Expore, Solder Mask, Final Test,plus SMT & Placement, Feeders, Reflow & Convection, Screen Printing and much more.


Featured Software



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ProntoVIEW-MARKUP is assembly viewer software used by electronics manufacturers to quickly find components, pin, shorts between traces, etc. ProntoVIEW-MARKUP is also a redline tool that allows annotation of the assembly to create work and assembly instructions, first article inspection, etc.


Featured Software

Soldering Tip Maintenance


Bob Wettermann

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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Custom Machine Builders

Posted by Matt Kehoe

Does anyone know of a company that can build a custom machine for someone? We are going to be hiring a company to build a specialized machine...»»

Philips Topaz programming question

Posted by Steve Thomas

We're having problems figuring out how to optimize our stick feeders. We want to keep them all on the back side but the only way we've been able to get the data... »»

Delamination on IS410 laminate

Posted by gregs110

Does anyone know of a small machine (table top would be nice) that could be used to wash mis-prints or small batches of boards?... »»

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Lead-Free Workshop in Las Vegas Feat. Dr. Hwang

Exhibition/Conference | Blackfox Training Institute

Thu, August 16, 2007 | Embassy Suites, Las Vegas, NV, USA

The seminar emphasizes on provocative questions and answers regarding lead-fee reliability. Based on the sustained development effort, testing data... »»

Nepcon South China

Seminar/Course | Reed Exhibitions China

Tue, August 28, 2007 | Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, China

The biggest international SMT trade exhibition in South China, offering you the best platform to network with trade professionals... »»

STENCIL Technology and Design Workshop

Seminar/Course | Photo Stencil

Fri, August 24, 2007 | Photo Stencil Facility, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

In this workshop you will have access to information on stencil printing performance and how stencil technology and design influences stencil printing performance... »»

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Career Center


Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Frontline Source Group, Inc.

Houston, TX, USA

Perform the complete mechanical design required for both proprietary and non-proprietary projects...»»

Process Engineer

Rosebud Electronics Integration Corp.

Mission, SD, USA

Develops, modifies and maintains policies and procedures for electronic system integration production...»»

Sr. Instrument Electrical Engineer

Frontline Source Group, Inc.

Houston, TX, USA

Generate loop diagrams, one-lines, IP schedules and other E/I drawings. Review quotes for accuracy...»»


GenRad In-Circuit Test Engineer

Desired Field: Maintenance...


In-Circuit Test and Functional Test Fixture and Jigs local fabricator, and customers support on all ICT related issues...»»

Electronics Engineer

Desired Field: Engineering

Tijuana, Mexico

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

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...»»

Visit Career Center...

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: Capital 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

Standards & Publications

Online Store

Next Event: Design for Manufacture. Hosted by FTG Circuits- Scarborough, Ontario Canada

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