Electronics Forum | Tue Aug 05 01:13:22 EDT 2008 | Sean
Dear all, As far as I know hot tear or shrink hole defect only happen at plated though hole soldering, especially for those lead free wave process. Recently, a laboratory engineer had done cross section on some of the SMT BGA ball and IC lead solde
Electronics Forum | Fri Aug 08 07:15:49 EDT 2008 | davef
Hot tear occurs at the surface of the solder connection. The surface will look like someone tore the surface apart. So, it is a crack or fracture formed prior to metal solidification.
Electronics Forum | Wed Aug 06 08:09:57 EDT 2008 | davef
We agree that the squigglie part of the section of the BGA ball looks like something other than 'hot tear.' We'd guess that it is an inclusion, but it could be a sectioning defect, as you say. We agree that the majority of occurances of hot tear are
Electronics Forum | Fri Aug 08 23:29:32 EDT 2008 | Sean
Ok,,,noted..Thanks for help...Rgds Sean
Electronics Forum | Tue May 08 10:31:04 EDT 2007 | Yankee
Hi all, I think Hot Tear or Shrink Hole defect is common in LEAD FREE wave soldering, especially those solder is from SAC type. As far as I know, it is related to cooling rate. Is there anyone know how to solve or reduce this defect at wave solder
Electronics Forum | Tue May 08 22:34:53 EDT 2007 | davef
Do you mean "how to solve or reduce this defect at wave soldering process" while continuing to use-up my SACX solder? If so, try: * Smaller solder volumes lower shrinkage hole / hot tears [Higher hole diameter versus pin diameter helps in reducing v
Electronics Forum | Tue Aug 02 22:49:55 EDT 2005 | davef
IPC-A-610D Section 5, shows a variety of photographs of: * Good lead-free solder connections * Lead-free soldering anomalies Hot Tear / Shrink Hole is one such anomaly. This shrinkage effect appears primarily on wave-soldered joints, but can also
Electronics Forum | Fri Jun 18 20:29:39 EDT 2004 | Ken
The problem is lead enrichment regions forming in the hottest part of the joint. The lead pool is the weakest part of the (SMT) joint. In TH interconnects hot tear or pad lift can result. I have recently seen this first hand.