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SMTnet - where else would you meet over 500,000 industry professionals? SMTAI 2016 Electronics Manufacturing Conference & Expo

SMTnet Express, August 15, 2016, Subscribers: 26,471, Members: Companies: 14,957, Users: 41,086

Technical Library

Long Term Thermal Reliability of Printed Circuit Board Materials

Eva McDermott, Ph.D., Bob McGrath, and Christine Harrington; Amphenol Printed Circuit Board Technology

This paper describes the purpose, methodology, and results to date of thermal endurance testing performed at the company. The intent of this thermal aging testing is to establish long term reliability data for printed wiring board (PWB) materials for use in applications that require 20+ years (100,000+ hours) of operational life under different thermal conditions.

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SMTA International 2016

See Equipment at SMTA International Exhibition!

Don't miss your chance to see the latest equipment, materials, and services that can help keep your company competitive. Many of the 180 exhibiting companies will bring working equipment that you can experience for yourself.

Here is some of the equipment you will see at the show:

DISPENSING

GPD Global PCD Continuously Volumetric Pumps

Essemtec Spider Compact Dispenser

Nordson ASYMTEK Dispensing System

PRINTING

Speedprint Screen Printer

ASM Assembly Systems (DEK) Printer

Panasonic Screen Printer

PLACEMENT

Europlacer iineo Multi Function Pick and Place

Essemtec Fox Compact Pick & Place

QWIKTRAY Custom Matrix Tray

ASM Assembly Systems (Siplace) Placement

Fuji Placement System

SOLDERING

Heller Mark 5 Reflow Oven

KIC Smart Profiling Solutions

Promation In-line Soldering Robot

SEHO Selective Soldering System

BTU Pyramax Reflow Oven

CLEANING

ZESTRON� EYE Automatic Concentration Management System

KYZEN Aquanox Cleaners

Sawa Ultrasonic Stencil Cleaners

TEST / INSPECTION

Vi Technology K Series 3D AOI

ASC VisionPro 3D SPI

Scienscope X-SCOPE 2000

inTEST IC Temp. Tester

Nordson DAGE X-Ray Inspection System

Nordson YESTECH 3D AOI system

Glenbrook Jewel Box Ultra Compact

Mirtec MV-6 OMNI 3D AOI

Saki 3D AOI machine

Teradyne TestStation

Viscom 3D AOI System

REWORK

Metcal Scorpion Rework System

Finetech Rework System

OTHER

STI Engineering, Training Services

JTAG Boundary Scan Products

Cogiscan Track, Trace & Control Solutions

Virtual Industries TWEEZER-VAC� Elite

HEPCO Lead Formers

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What else is going on in the exhibit hall?

Sensors Midwest Expo Logo

Co-located Sensors Midwest Expo

Join thousands of engineers, engineering professionals, and scientists for Sensors Midwest, a 2-day event, taking place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, that will feature education, networking, and a packed Expo Floor with an anticipated 65+ exhibitors showcasing their latest sensing technology and products.

Tech Tours

Tech Tours!

Make sure to sign up for a special guided tour of placement or inspection equipment on the show floor. Get your questions answered and see first-hand the latest technology to help you increase yield.

FREE Lunch:

From 12-2pm on Tuesday and Wednesday (September 27 and 28) lunch vouchers and a seating area will be provided for everyone in attendance.

SMTA International "Pick & Taste" Beer Tasting

Tuesday, September 27 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm Exhibit Hall Courtyard

Come "Pick & Taste" FREE craft beer and root beer from several of our SMTA chapter regions on Tuesday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm. Relax while making new connections at the multiple bars in the Exhibit Hall Courtyard.

Special thanks to our Premium Sponsor!

Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America

SMTA International
Conference: Sep. 25 - Sep. 29, 2016
Exhibition: Sep. 27 - 28, 2016
Donald Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL, USA

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FEATURED EXHIBITORS

Booth#

GPD Global

424

Automated fluid dispensing systems.

Heller Industries

107

Premier reflow ovens.

KIC

338

Reflow oven thermal monitoring tools.

Mirtec Corporation

407

AOI and SPI systems.

ZESTRON Corporation

616

Premier engineered cleaning solutions.

STI

512

Training, consulting, assembly.

Europlacer

417

SMT pick and place equipment.

BTU International

416

High-throughput convection reflow ovens.

Count on Tools

225

SMT nozzles and consumables.

Glenbrook Technologies

225

Real-time X-ray inspection systems.

Kyzen Corporation

121

Precision cleaning chemistries.

Scienscope International

124

Stereo microscopes, X-Ray, AOI.

Speedprint Technology

729

In-line automatic stencil printers.

ASC International

140

SPI, AOI, X-Ray inspection systems.

JTAG Technologies

136

Boundary scan software and hardware.

Metcal

806

Precision rework systems.

Seika Machinery

506

Distributor of SMT, QA and ATE products.

VI Technology

1019

AOI, 3D-SPI and software products.

Virtual Industries

135

Manual vacuum handling solutions.

Cogiscan

230

TTC, MSD control products.

Equipment Services LLC

1006

Used and new SMT assembly equipment.

HEPCO

430

Component lead forming equipment.

Nordson ASYMTEK

607

Dispensing, jetting and coating systems.

SMTnet

132

Electronics Manufacturing Web Portal - Helping businesses find each other.

Used PCB Assembly Equipment - CE Exchange

HANDY series Automatic soldering robots - 1 Click SMT

Soldertools.net - Rework Tools

Late Model SMT equipment ONLINE AUCTIONS

Pre-Owned SMT - Siplace, DEK, Asys, Mydata, Rehm and more...

Unused Equipment? - let BajaBid turn your EXCESS ASSETS into cash!

High-Speed 3D AOI - Highly Customizable Viscom S3088 serie.

Quality Pre-Owned SMT Eequipment - Robo-Tek

Software for PCB Manufacturing - Unisoft

Why Use Plasma Treatment Prior To Conformal Coating. Download the 'The Effects of Plasma Treatment Prior to Conformal Coating' White Paper.

Fast INSPECTION & automatic COMPONENT REEL COUNTING with XQuik AccuCount - Compact X-Ray system

SMT, PTH, AOI & Test Equipment

Used SMT Equipment - IBE

PCB Cleaning products - Zestron

DS Series large board dispensers - GPD Global

HELLER - Choose an Oven for Your Reflow Needs

KIC - Making Reflow Ovens Smarter

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