Mr. Belmonte has been a process engineer and process engineering manager in the electronic manufacturing industry for over 25 years, with experience in all aspects of electronic product assembly operations. He is well-known throughout Asia and SE Asia for both his process work and teaching engagements.
Joe Belmonte has submitted responses to the following questions.
I am not an expert on Tin Whiskers, but everything I have read or been told by experts is that ...
Solder Paste Inspection
There are several factors to consider.
First you must determine what type of post print inspection you want to implement. ...
0805 vs. 0603 availability
This question was recently asked by a customer to the SMTA. The following answer was provided by Tom Borkes.
Reflow oven profilers
This is a common question. Running reflow ovens without a profiler is not recommend. You can not correct what you ...
AOI or X-Ray inspection?
No right or wrong answer to this question. You should consider both. Both X-Ray and AOI have their advantages and ...