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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 – Packaging
Packaging is an extremely important part of specifying solder preforms. Not only does packaging affect the price of the order, it also effects how the individual preforms will be presented to your operators or automation. Most importantly though: packaging protects the products throughout shipment and…
Specifying Solder Preforms – Flux
Flux... It would be great to live in a world where we didn’t need it. Unfortunately, that same oxygen that keeps us alive slowly erodes the solderability of surface finishes on most components, preforms, and circuit boards. At Indium Corporation, we fully embrace flux. Our R&D department works…
Specifying Solder Preforms – Dimensions
Have you ever ordered something in the wrong size? It’s frustrating. Whether it’s a jacket that’s too tight or a refrigerator that is too big, the worst time to learn about the mistake is just before you are ready to use it for the first time. We do as much as we can to make sure that…