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Trichloroethylene Alternative
We are located in India and manufacture and assemble circuit boards used in watches. We are currently using a mix of Trichloroethylene and IPA for cleaning in the ratio ...
Responses by:
Lee Wilmot, Director, EHS, TTM Technologies
Jade Bridges, European Technical Support Specialist, Electrolube Ltd
Rick Perkins, Chemical Engineer / Owner, Chemical Logic Inc.
Leo Lambert, Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Mike Jones, Vice President, Micro Care
Mike Bixenman, CTO, Kyzen Corp.
Pierce Pillon, Laboratory Mgr., Techspray
Reflow oven profilers
How important is reflow oven profiling to producing quality circuit boards? I have been attempting to buy a 'profiler' for some time now, but I run into the "we've done ok ...
Responses by:
Richard Burke, National Sales Manager, Datapaq
Alan Lewis, Director of Application Engineering, Asymtek
Brian Smith, General Manager - Electronic Assembly Americas, DEK International
Greg Hueste, Senior Applications Engineer, Speedline Technologies
Dr. Craig D. Hillman, CEO & Managing Partner, DfR Solutions
Mark Stansfield, Founder / Director, SolderStar Ltd
Joe Belmonte, Principal Consultant, ITM Consulting
Doug Dixon, Global Marketing Director, Henkel Electronics
Marc Peo, President, Heller Industries Inc.
Cleaning No-Clean Solder Paste
We are building small lots of circuit board assemblies using no-clean solder paste. We prefer to remove the no-clean residue and thus after the reflow process ...
Responses by:
Mike Jones, Vice President, Micro Care
Dr. Craig D. Hillman, CEO & Managing Partner, DfR Solutions
Terry Munson, President/Senior Technical Consultant, Foresite
Jim Williams, Chairman, Polyonics, Inc.
Bryan Kerr, Principal Engineer - CMA Lab, BAE Systems
Umut Tosun, Application Technology Manager, Zestron America
Rodney Miller, Capital Equipment Operations Manager, Specialty Coating Systems
Brian Smith, General Manager - Electronic Assembly Americas, DEK International
Mike Konrad, President, Aqueous Technologies
Leo Lambert, Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Test for Flux Penetration
What is good test for flux penetration through the plated hole barrel?
Responses by:
John Norton, Eastern Manager, Vitronics Soltec
Mark Waterman, Engineer / Trainer, Electronic Controls Design, Inc. (ECD)
Alan Cable, President, ACE Production Technologies
Fritz Byle, Process Engineer, Astronautics
Paul Austen, Senior Project Engineer, Electronic Controls Design Inc
Leo Lambert, Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Cleaning to Remove Solder Balls
What is the best board cleaning method for removing solder balls from PCBs? It has been suggested that we use a "spray in air system," as the only sure method.
Responses by:
Paul Dickerson, Supply Chain Engineer, Matric Group
Steve Stach, President, Austin American Technology
Leo Lambert, Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Terry Munson, President/Senior Technical Consultant, Foresite
John Norton, Eastern Manager, Vitronics Soltec
Mike Konrad, President, Aqueous Technologies
Bill Schreiber, President, Smart Sonic Corporation
Umut Tosun, Application Technology Manager, Zestron America
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