Electronics Forum | Fri May 12 12:03:07 EDT 2006 | rlackey
Great, just what we need - Psuedo science. To paraphrase: We tried 99.5Sn/0.5Cu & it didn't work so we couldn't be bothered to try any other lead free alloy. So give us an exemption else we'll bury you up to the neck in the stuff. I have no probl
Electronics Forum | Mon May 15 05:17:18 EDT 2006 | Rob
Hi Patrick, Sorry, wrote it in a hurry on Friday afternoon, I meant show us evidence of a scientific trial on all or at least some other alloys. I accept Tin whiskers and other similar phenomina exist, I even accept that the whole ROHS directive
Electronics Forum | Fri May 12 13:31:37 EDT 2006 | patrickbruneel
Rob, I assume the exempt request is written by the legal department not by the technical department and translated from German to English. Please tell me what evidence you are looking for and I will see what I can do.
Electronics Forum | Wed May 17 17:01:56 EDT 2006 | stepheniii
Rob, it's not psuedo science, it's business. They have a problem, and have evidently tried a solution based on applying for an exemption. It's probably cheaper than trying every other possibility. I think it's the EU with the psuedo science to back