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RoHS and lead-free: how the regulations impact you
4 October 2006, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The European RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) regulation is forcing the electronics industry to transition to lead-free soldering. Electronic production and rework facilities are currently reviewing ...
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Energy consumption minimised for the soldering process
4 October 2006, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

For many years now, SMT, in Wertheim, Germany, has placed much importance on low energy consumption. With the updating of its product range, the company has applied its energy-saving policy, thanks to ...
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Lead-free - what to do? About the useful life of soldering tips
4 October 2006, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

In addition to having a high melting point, lead-free solders are very aggressive towards metallic materials. Adapting the soldering parameters to the new process conditions required for lead-free soldering ...
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Lead-free soldering iron tips
27 July 2005, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Soldering and desoldering tips are shaped pieces of iron-plated copper that are used to transfer heat from the heating element of a soldering iron, to the surface being soldered. Plato, one of the largest ...
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Speedline Technologies awarded 2005 SMT Company of The Year
27 July 2005, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Speedline Technologies is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2005 Surface Mount Technology Company of The Year Award. Speedline Technologies is a manufacturer of surface mount technology (SMT) capital ...
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Metal squeegees vs rubber squeegees
26 January 2005, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Transition Automation is an international manufacturer for the electronics assembly industry. The company says that its Permalex Metal Squeegees eliminate the scavenging and scooping that one gets when ...
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Squeegees help improve lead-free printing process
28 July 2004, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The time for lead-free SMT assembly is rapidly approaching. Assembly with lead-free solders is going to demand higher print quality to achieve a good solder joint. Tin-silver melts at a higher temperature ...
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Real-life tin-silver-copper alloy processing
25 February 2004, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The world is starting to focus on tin-silver copper as the lead-free alloy of choice. This article discusses the commercially available tin-silver-copper alloys and their processing and reliability, as ...
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