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Effects Of Surface Finish On High Frequency Signal Loss Using Various Substrate Materials

The amount of information transferred on wireless networks has increased dramatically with the tremendous growth of mobile phones, Internet access, and hand held devices. In order to build the infrastructure needed to handle ever increasing data transfer, manufacturers of electronic devices turn to high speed, high frequency electronic signals. The need to ...

Credits: MacDermid, Inc.

Reliable Novel Nickel-Free Surface Finish Solution For High-Frequency PCB Applications

The evolution of internet-enabled mobile devices has driven innovation in the manufacturing and design of technology capable of high-frequency electronic signal transfer. Among the primary factors affecting the integrity of high-frequency signals is the surface finish applied on PCB copper pads – a need commonly met through the electroless nickel immersion gold ...

Credits: LiloTree

Introduction Of A New PCB Surface Finish For The Electronics Industry

A new PCB surface finish has been developed that offers outstanding performance and excellent environmental protection. This finish has the potential to replace more common finishes such as ENIG, ImAg, ImSn, ENEPIG, or OSP with a chemically resistant plasma deposited coating. The substitution of the wet processes with this dry plasma process offers significant advantages ...

Credits: Semblant Technologies

How Does Surface Finish Affect Solder Paste Performance?

The surface finishes commonly used on printed circuit boards (PCBs) have an effect on solder paste performance in the surface mount process. Some surface finishes are non-planar like hot air solder level (HASL) which can lead to inconsistencies in solder paste printing. Other surface finishes are difficult to wet during reflow like organic solderability preservative (OSP) ...


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Electronics Forum

Entry level selective soldering -- We are looking for new entry-level selective soldering machine. I would appreciate if you can share experience with the equipment you have, as there are many machines on the market and it's a though choice. We will use it for lead-free soldering and throughput is not an issue here, but size and power consumption are. Any advice is appreciated, thanks in advance!

Juki KE-2060R Axis Driver: Z4-axis failed originating -- Hello. When I am originating machine Juki KE20060RL Error On Initializing appear 1. E603438 Axis Driver: Z4-axis The position error exceeded the limit. 2. E603431 Axis Driver: Z4-asis status error. 3. E604432 Axis Driver: T4-asis failed motion start. 4. E603412 Axis Driver: Failed to initialize Z4-axis. I am check and diagnosed that motor Z don't move at all. Has anyone had such a problem with SMT machine ?

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SMT, PCB Electronics Assembly Manufacturing News

ZESTRON Academy to Host FREE "Solder Mask and Low Stand-off Component Cleaning – A Connection?" Webinar

ZESTRON is pleased to announce that it will host "Solder Mask and Low Stand-off Component Cleaning – A Connection?" on Tuesday July 27th, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST. This is the fifth 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

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IPC Renews Partnership with Weiss Engineering to Support Growth in European Electronics Industry

IPC and Weiss Engineering have signed a cooperative agreement to deliver industry intelligence to the European electronics community, expanding on a partnership that began in 2020.... | IPC

Association Connecting Electronics Industries cooperates with Weiss

STI Electronics, Inc. to Host an SMTA Presentation and Dinner: "The Commercial Aerospace Industry in Houston"

STI Electronics, Inc. announces they will be hosting their very first in-person Dinner & Tech Session of 2021 on July 29, 2021 at 6 the STI Training Center in Houston, TX.... | STI Electronics - SMTA Presentation and Dinner

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