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Creep Corrosion of PWB Final Finishes: Its Cause and Prevention

As the electronic industry moves to lead-free assembly and finer-pitch circuits, widely used printed wiring board (PWB) finish, SnPb HASL, has been replaced with lead-free and coplanar PWB finishes such as OSP, ImAg, ENIG, and ImSn. While SnPb HASL offers excellent corrosion protection of the underlying ...

Credits: Alcatel-Lucent

Investigation of Factors That Influence Creep Corrosion

Understand the sensitivities of the identified factors to Creep Corrosion. Correlate experimental test conditions to environment classification standards.

Credits: iNEMI (International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative)

Qualification Test Development for Creep Corrosion

Creep corrosion is not a new phenomenon, it has become more prevalent since the enactment of the European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substance (RoHS) Directive on 1 July 2006. The directive bans the use of lead and other hazardous substances in products (where lead-based surface finishes offered ...

Credits: iNEMI (International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative)

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Conductive carbon inks for keypads, what specifications? IPC standard? -- Hello, does anyone know if there is an IPC standard for carbon ink? we use for keypads instead ENIG, we found batchs of PCB with 2-3ohm, 20ohm, until 300ohm( resistance of contact surface) by the same PCB supplier!

siemens HS60 & F5HM -- Hi have a good time i have siemens machine HS60 & F5HM both of them have problem HS60 has 24v contactor problem and F5HM has z-axis problem can you help me to repair it if you can, i will explain more about problems whit photo and video

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IPC-CFX-2591 Qualified Product Listing Achieves Major Milestone

IPC announces a major milestone for the IPC-CFX-2591 Qualified Product Listing (QPL), with 10 pieces of equipment from five different companies now on the QPL. Models listed on theIPC-CFX-2591 QPL have all passed third-party virtual audit to verify the equipment is broadcasting and receiving mandatory IPC-CFX message sets outlined in IPC-2591, Version 1.3, as approved by the 2-17 Connected Factory Initiative Subcommittee.... | IPC

ZESTRON Academy to Host FREE "DI-Water vs. Chemistry" Webinar

ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will host "DI-Water vs. Chemistry" on Tuesday April 27th, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT. This is the second installment of the ZESTRON Academy 2021 Cleaning Webinar Series, and will be presented by our industry expert, Jigar Patel, M.S.Ch.E, Senior Application Engineer.... | ZESTRON

Low cost SMT assembly line solution is including 7 machines

Low cost SMT assembly line solution is including 7 machines. It can mount chips: 0201, 0402, 0603, 0805, 1206, diode, transistor, SOT, and QFP/BGA which the size within 40*40mm and lead pitch ≤0.3mm etc.... | JIDA Technology Co., Ltd.

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