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Jim is an Applications Engineer for Indium Corporation, supporting Indium's materials for the photovoltaic industry. Like many other engineers in the solar industry, his background is in the semiconductor industry. Jim has presented at various industry organizations and technical seminars, and has authored technical papers on thermal management, as well as semiconductor packaging assembly.
Jim is an active member of photovoltaic standards organizations, including the IPC, for which he chairs a subcommittee, "Acceptance Criteria for Tabbing and Stringing".
Previous to his time with Indium Corporation, Jim was a mechanical engineer at Fiber Instrument Sales where he designed and patented a new fiber optic sensor. This position helped give him the vision of a process/design engineer, which has allowed him to better connect with his current customers.
He has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the State University of New York's Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Jim Hisert's Technical Documents
Jim Hisert's Blog Posts
Specifying Solder Preforms - The Effect of Quantity
For a solder supplier, the value of knowing the potential demand volume for a part is more important than just to gauge future sales – it is important from a technical point of view as well. I’ve been a customer before and realize that ordering a large amount can get you price breaks, however…
Specifying Solder Preforms - The Perfect Alloy
I’ve always been a strong believer that a customer should not get a solder alloy that just “works” for their application, they should get the best alloy for their application. Of course, this is a compromise between all the factors that are important. Bond strength, unique properties,…
The World of Solder Preforms
Here at Indium Corporation we produce many forms of solder. With products like solder ingots, solder paste, and solder wire - we supply the alloys our customers need in the forms they want. One form of solder that is very interesting to me is the solder preform. In this series we will explore the solder…