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 | Wed Nov 07 21:36:17 EST 2012 | davef
Multiple process and rework thermal cycles are brutal on boards and components. Improving reliability of products through reducing thermal stress ends-up being a major driver to the interest in lower MP LF solders. Binary LF solders require the addit
Electronics Forum | Wed Dec 24 15:28:17 EST 2008 | edmentzer
We use SN100C for wave soldering and hand Lead free soldering and have had very good results. The wire cored solder for hand soldering flows good and makes very good solder joints. The SN100C in the wave solder machine also works very good. We use
Electronics Forum | Thu Aug 31 18:59:55 EDT 2000 | Brian W.
Our customers use OSP, HASL, immersion tin and immersion gold as board finishes. If I recommend a finish to the customer, it is one of the immersion finishes or OSP. Those finishes have the advantage of a flat surface to deposit paste. HASL has va
Electronics Forum | Thu Aug 31 12:17:56 EDT 2000 | mike weekes
We are considering alternative Board Finishes to our existing HASL process. The HASL effects opens on 25 and 20 mil packages after reflow and we know if the advantages of CuOSP and other alternatives. OUR Concern: Is there a shelf life and handlin
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 10:05:13 EST 2006 | davef
There's a lots comparisons like this on the web. Here's one: Westwood Associates said on 8/12/2003: ||HASL||OSP||ENIG||Pd||Tin||Silver Flat||no||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes Solderjoint||Cu-Sn||Cu-Sn||Ni-Sn||Ni-Sn||Cu-Sn||Cu-Sn Contact||E-test, ICT||no|