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De-fluxing Eases "Sticky Situations"
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De-fluxing Eases "Sticky Situations"

Using a contract assembler offers several benefits. However, when outsourcing a no-clean process, the challenge for contract assemblers lies with the multiple applications, processes, materials and expatiations that customers set.

Credit / Source: Mike Konrad / Aqueous Technologies Corporation

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Vapour phase soldering - problem

Posted by Sergey

I have a customer who recentely installed a vapor phase soldering system. Everything goes pretty well, but from time to time the customer has the same problem with the soldering... »»

Eutectic Solder On A Lead Free HASL PCB

Posted by smt_guy

I have a customer who approved and asked us to process PCB's built with Lead-Free HASL Finish using Eutectic Solder. We did as directed and inspected the result from a 10-PCB Run and couldn't find any problem with solderability or issues... »»

LGa soldering issues

Posted by Mrduckmann2000

We are having issues installing the new Linear Tech LGA118's. We are installing 17 of these beast per assembly, the problem shorting? Any ideas? Linear Tech is usless, they blame heat, not a big enough reflow oven, moisture, part disty's...etc... »»

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Hands-On PLC Training Workshop

Seminar/Course | Business Industrial Network

Tue, August 25, 2009 | Microsoft Building, Saint Louis, MO, USA

Hands-On PLC Training Workshop starts with basics move on to troubleshooting, then learn the foundations of good PLC programming while writing your first IEC-1131 compliant PLC program... »»

Arizona Expo & Tech Forum

Trade Show/Exhibition SMTA

Wed, August 26, 2009 | Fiesta Inn Resort & Conference Center, Tempe, AR, USA

Plan now to join us for free technical sessions, free lunch and the chance to network with leading suppliers to our industry! Attendance is free!... »»

Engineering Documentation Control / CM Seminar

Trade Show/Exhibition | EC3 Corp

Thu, September 17 | Best Western Alpenglo Lodge & Conference Center, Portland, Winter Park, CO, USA

"Bridging The Gap" between Design Engineering and Operations by exceptional Configuration Management. Sets the stage for innovation. Basics and more about engineering releases, bills of material, requesting changes and making changes... »»

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SMT solderers needed for contract project in Sarasota, FL. Project anticipated thru December 09. Must have prior SMT experience... »»

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Ideal candidate must already be located in Atlanta metro area and have significant experience programming and operating Siemens F-15 and S-20 SMT, Reflow... »»

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Industry Associations Events


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: SMTA-San Diego's 25th Anniversary Celebration


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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Next Event: Flexible Circuitry Workshop

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