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Guide to QFN/LGA & BTC Process Defects

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Our latest Process Defect Photo Guide entitled “Guide to QFN/LGA & BTC Process Defects” will be released on 16th October. This optical and x-ray guide covers the most common components, assembly process and reliability failures that may occur using these parts. It shows issues at goods receipt, typical assembly related problems plus solder joint and cleanliness failures that can occur in the field. The guide provides example images of satisfactory print, placement, reflow with many common defects found with optical and x-ray inspection

Engineers can register for a guide today to be sent a download link on the date of release 16th October. Just fill in the form below to be the first to receive a copy of our latest Defect Guide

In addition to this new Free Defect Guide SMART Group will be presenting a Free webinar entitled QFN/LGA & BTC Process Defects – Causes & Cures on Monday 16th October at 2.30pm UK Time. The webinar will feature a step by step process overview to successfully implementing QFN/LGA & BTC packages as well as the most common failures and corrective action. The guides author has had experience in processing these parts in many different soldering process, printing and paste jetting plus conformal coating and successful cleaning processes. To register for the webinar follow the link Here