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Filling of Microvias and Through Holes by Electrolytic Copper Plating — Current Status and Future Outlook

The electronics industry is further progressing in terms of smaller, faster, smarter and more efficient electronic devices. This continuous evolving environment caused the development on various electrolytic copper processes for different applications over the past several decades. (...) This paper describes the reasons for development and a roadmap of dimensions for copper filled through holes, microvias and other copper plated structures on PCBs.

Credits: Atotech

Innovative Electroplating Processes for IC Substrates - Via Fill, Through Hole Fill, and Embedded Trench Fill

In this era of electronics miniaturization, high yield and low-cost integrated circuit (IC) substrates play a crucial role by providing a reliable method of high density interconnection of chip to board. In order to maximize substrate real-estate, the distance between Cu traces also known as line and space (L/S) should be ....

Credits: MacDermid Inc.

Via Filling Applications in Practice

Via Filling • Through Hole Vias — IPC—4761 — Plugging — Filling — Filled & Capped • MicroviaFilling and Stacked Vias

Credits: Wurth Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG

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Universal Instruments Advanced Motion Diagnostic -- Does anybody have UIC's Advanced Motion Diagnostics software for OS/2? I have version that does not support FlexJet heads. UIC does not support it anymore, so it's a sort of unobtainium...

Why did you choose Kyzen or Zestron chemistries? What was their initial appeal? -- Hello everyone, I would love to learn about your thought processes when initially choosing chemistry to be approved in your production lines? What were the pros and cons? Are you still satisfied with your decision? Would you choose a different chemistry?

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Nordson Electronics Solutions Ships First SELECT Unit from New Global Manufacturing Facility

The relocation expands operations and capabilities for SELECT's selective soldering systems used in electronics manufacturing... | Nordson ASYMTEK

XDry Expands into Northern California and Northern Nevada

XDry Corp. today announced an exclusive representative agreement with Sandy Chew of MaRC Technologies in Northern California and Northern Nevada.... | XDry

Z-AXIS Adds Equipment for Mixed-Technology PCB Assembly in the USA

New Universal Instruments Radial 88HT machine for automated insertion of through-hole components increases Z-AXIS' capacity for mixed-technology PCB assembly, supports growing demand for USA contract manufacturing... | Z-AXIS, Inc.

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FEATURING | Excess SMT & Production Equipment from a local southern California contract assembly, legacy test and measurement products, and assets from continued liquidation of Delta Tau. 16% Buyers Premium will be applied.

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AUCTION | Complete Closure of Houston SMT Facility

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