Understanding warpage of package attach locations on PCBs under reflow temperature conditions is critical in surface mount technology. A new industry standard, IPC 9641, addresses this topic directly for the first time as an international standard.
This paper begins by summarizing the sections of the IPC 9641 standard, including, measurement equipment selection, test setup and methodology, and accuracy verification. The paper goes further to discuss practical implementation of the IPC 9641 standards. Key advantages and disadvantages between available warpage measurement methods are highlighted...
SMTA International Early Bird Deadline - August 28!
Conference: September 28 - October 2, 2014 Exhibition: September 30 - October 1, 2014 Rosemont, Illinois, USA
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Jeff Gallinat, Senior Vice President of Cisco Supply Chain Operations, will share the importance of an Internet of Everything approach that delivers more value to companies than just the Internet of Things.
Bob Willis has organized an experience that aims to help engineers understand the new materials and challenges plus the nuts and bolts assembly issues of the growing market place pushing products to stand up to a 200�C+ operating environment.
Tech Tours! Make sure to sign up for a special guided tour of placement or inspection/rework equipment on the show floor. Get your questions answered and see first-hand the latest technology to help you increase yield.
Co-located IPC Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings:
Contribute to the industry standards and guidelines that your company, customers and suppliers rely on by participating in the IPC Standards Development Committee Meetings. This landmark collaborative effort by both associations has proven a major benefit to the electronics manufacturing industry as a whole. The full meeting schedule is available on the IPC website.
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Get answers to your questions about Process Improvement, Lead-Free Soldering, Surface Finish, Harsh Environments, Conflict Minerals, BTCs, 3D Packaging, and more. View the full conference schedule.
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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.
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.