Electronics Forum | Mon Jun 17 13:45:29 EDT 2002 | genny
When the pad comes off, is it leaving behind a "black" area? Your board may be suffering from black pad - a condition that occasionally affects ENIG finish boards. It is a process control issue with your board fabricator. The nickel is oxidising b
Electronics Forum | Fri Aug 26 09:57:21 EDT 2005 | russ
The Immersion gold is not a problem with BGAs specifically but "black pad" which can be present anywhere. The unfortunate thing with BGAs is you cannot see it. Personally I hate white tin. It is okay for single sided boards running no-clean, but c
Electronics Forum | Sun Jun 29 15:03:04 EDT 2008 | jensteele
I was referring to the HASL supplied by the supplier...specifically Lead Free HASL. I've been searching the web and I cannot find a thickness specification like we have for ENIG and Immersion Silver.
Electronics Forum | Thu Jan 12 02:08:47 EST 2006 | adeline_ko
Hi, What is the different between Electroless Nickel / Immersion Gold (ENIG) and Immersion Au. Are they refer to the same finishing? We has been using the Gold thickness (0.00005 - 0.00013mm) , nicket (0.0025mm) for all Gold finishing brd (Immersio