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SMTnet Express, December 19, 2013, Subscribers: 26421, Members: Companies: 13524, Users: 35538

Technical Library

Mixed Metals Impact on Reliability

by Rick Gunn; Nextek

With the adoption of RoHS and implementation of Lead Free solders a major concern is how this will impact reliability. Both commercial and military hardware are impacted by this change even though military hardware is considered exempt from the requirements of RoHS. (...)

This paper documents the effect of mixing Leaded and Lead Free alloys on BGA devices and how this impacts reliability. Three of the most common pitch BGA packages are included in the study to determine if the risk is the same as pitches decrease.

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Aqueous Cleaning

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In-Line Test System

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The Spectrum™ II
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Pick & Place System

iico Pick & Place System

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Inline Screen Printer

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TruView - Fully Modular X-Ray System

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by: Creative Electron

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Events Calendar


Las Vegas, NV, USA | March 25 - 27 | by: IPC

More than 400 exhibitors showing equipment, materials, services for electronics manufacturing...

DesignCon 2014

Santa Clara, CA, USA | Jan 28 - 31 | by: UBM Canon

The premier educational conference and technology exhibition for electronic design engineers...

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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.

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Next Event: Carolinas Expo & Tech Forum - January 23


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.

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Next Event: IPC Designer Certification sessions (CID and CID+) in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2014 - March 21 - 23

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