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The 'selective stamp' nozzle: custom nozzles can reduce processing time and improve selective soldering machine flexibility. Jan 1, 2013 817
Concurrent processing in selective soldering: what if we were able to solder one board while the next one was preheating? Jun 1, 2012 742
Re-tinning new components for high-rel assembly: electroplated tin leads are not desirable because of the risk of whiskering. Jan 1, 2012 680
Effects of a dual nozzle on process and quality. Aug 1, 2011 705
When are custom nozzles needed? In housings, in tight spaces, or for odd-form components, custom is the way to go. Jul 1, 2011 675
Is x-ray inspection an essential tool? Absolutely, and its benefits go beyond quality assurance. Mar 1, 2011 761
Clearing up dross: periodic pot emptying and cleaning, plus nitrogen use, helps reduce dross formation. Feb 1, 2011 900
Consistent barrel fill and top-side fillets: thicker boards require consistent preheat and targeted fluxing. Dec 1, 2010 547
When is fixturing needed? Odd-form components and flex circuits are two common applications. Oct 1, 2010 486
Know your nozzles! The wider the diameter, the faster solder joints will form. Sep 1, 2010 963
No leftovers: residual flux is still ionically active if it remains on the assembly. Jul 1, 2010 850
Successful lead-tinning: reasons for the surge in use, and the basics of a well-designed process. May 1, 2010 682
Why preheating is important for selective soldering: avoid molten solder on the pad, which could minimize pad material dissolution. Apr 1, 2010 661
Nitrogen use in selective soldering: it's expensive, but necessary how to choose the best option. Mar 1, 2010 696

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