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Todd O'Neil
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National Sales and Marketing Manager, North America
Optical Control
Mr. O'Neil has been in the electronics manufacturing industry for over 20 years.


Todd O'Neil has submitted responses to the following questions.
Solder Balls During Selective Soldering
Solder balls can be created from several different factors during the process.  Sometimes it's just a matter of too much ...
Solder Bridging Problem on Header Connector
Have you considered selective soldering? You have a lot more control over the process and it's easier to eliminate bridging. ...
Tinning Selective Soldering Machine Nozzles
The material to use for wetted nozzles is cold rolled steel. The reason for this is so they can be ...
Skipped Solder Joints
Have you tried selective soldering on these boards? With selective soldering you have a lot more control over the process. ...
Black Pad Investigation
Black Pad is typically caused by excessive Nickel corrosion when fabricating the PCB. It is something that should be resolved ...
Problems with blow holes
Many times this can be caused by humidity or any water on the PCB. ...
Fine pitch through hole soldering
With a Selective Soldering machine you have more control of your parameters and axis which makes it easier to have ...
Selective Solder Considerations
If you have a variety of PCBs all requiring different nozzle sizes, then obviously you want to save time and ...
Wave soldering LCDs
Have you considered using a selective soldering machine for this process? You can consistently control the process, and the heat. ...
RoHS tantalum capacitors burning during functional test
My product is actually for selective soldering and not reflow soldering, but... recently I've been approached because of this same ...
Can we convert our existing wave soldering machine to use lead free?
Have you considered selective soldering vs. updating your wave machine?  You could leave your existing wave machine as is and get ...
What success have point to point robotic solder systems had meeting class 3?
Looking at your question it seems to me that cycle time is more of an issue with selective solder than ...