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Cleanliness Standards for Electronic Components
I work as a supplier engineer in our automotive division and we are very concerned about cleanliness for electronic components. We have a very stringent humidity and temp test ...
Responses by:
Doug Pauls, Principal Materials and Process Engineer, Rockwell Collins
Karthik Vijay, Technical Manager - Europe, Indium Corp.
Edithel Marietti, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, iDirect
Kishan Sarjoo, Process Engineering Manager - Electronics, Altech UEC, South Africa
Richard D. Stadem, Advanced Engineer/Scientist, General Dynamics
What Causes SMT Component Shift?
We are using two identical reflow ovens and both are properly maintained. We are also running the exact same boards through both ovens, yet we are experiencing component shift ...
Responses by:
Georgian Simion, Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
Edward Zamborsky, Regional Sales Manager, OK International Inc.
Greg York, Technical Sales Manager, BLT Circuit Services Ltd
Richard Burke, National Sales Manager, Datapaq
John Vivari, Application Engineering Supervisor, Nordson EFD
Leo Lambert, Vice President, Technical Director, EPTAC Corporation
Brian O'Leary, Global Account Manager, Indium Corporation
Fred Dimock, Manager, Process Technology, BTU International
Marc Peo, President, Heller Industries Inc.
Leaded to Lead-Free Wave Solder Pallets
We have many assemblies moving from leaded to lead free solder. The design change is not changing the PCB layout. Our wave solder pallets are made from Durostone material which can take the increased ...
Responses by:
Georgian Simion, Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
Charlie Pitarys, Inside Sales Technical Manager, Kyzen Corporation
Rick Fiacco, Global Director of Sales, APS Novastar
Mike Jones, Vice President, Micro Care
Christian Ott, Sales Manager, Seho
Bryan Kerr, Principal Engineer - CMA Lab, BAE Systems
Alan Cable, President, ACE Production Technologies
Uneven Conformal Coating
We are experiencing and issue with our conformal coating process. We chemically wash prior to coating and spray the material in two coats. On matte finish boards the conformal coating is migrating ...
Responses by:
Georgian Simion, Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
Umut Tosun, Application Technology Manager, Zestron America
Steve Cook, Director of Product Technology, Techspray
Wayne Wagner, President, Krayden Inc.
Pierce Pillon, Laboratory Mgr., Techspray
Richard Boyle, Global Product Champion, Henkel Electronics
Chris Palin, European Manager, HumiSeal
Problems with blow holes
We are having problems with what appear to be blow holes on one particular part of an assembly we run frequently. We have experimented with different profiles and different no-clean fluxes ...
Responses by:
Georgian Simion, Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
Todd O'Neil, Business Development Manager, Scienscope
Paul Austen, Senior Project Engineer, Electronic Controls Design Inc
Christian Ott, Sales Manager, Seho
Greg York, Technical Sales Manager, BLT Circuit Services Ltd
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