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Soldering And Handling Recommendations For Large Size MLC Capacitors

Soldering And Handling Recommendations For Large Size MLC Capacitors

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCC) come in a broad range of sizes, geometries, and values, offering design engineers with many options for designing circuits. In many cases these MLCC's offer advantages over other types of capacitors including low ESR/ESL, mechanical robustness, high temperature capabilities, lack of polarity, and ability to withstand high levels of dv/dt. MLCC's must be handled carefully to prevent damage and for larger sizes (>2220 size) are susceptible to thermal shock damage during solder attachment if proper precautions are not taken. Using common sense and some simple rules, thermal and mechanical damage can be avoided.

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15th Annual Atlanta SMTA EXPO

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This free, one-day event will feature suppliers to the electronics industry displaying products and services for the high technology and surface mount markets, as well free technical presentations...

Hybrid and Microwave Module Design for Manufacturability (DFM) Webinar

Online Webinar | Tue, April 19 | Sponsored by: IMAPS

Hybrids, microwave modules and Class III medical implants along with other complex microelectronic assemblies all require a lot of thinking and design trade offs prior to full scale manufacturing...

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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. Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore

Next Event: 15th Annual Atlanta SMTA EXPO - April 21


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 | Training & Certification Programs | Standards & Publications - Online Store

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