Senior Technical Support Engineer
Phone: +1 (315) 853-4900 x7542
Address: 34 Robinson Rd., Clinton, NY USA 13323
- Black Belt
Mario Scalzo is a Senior Technical Support Engineer at the Indium Corporation.
Mario is responsible for providing technical support for advanced SMT process issues, special assignments involving key customer-related projects, product education, and process training of new employees.
Mario joined Indium Corporation in 2000 as a Quality Flux Technician. He spent two years as a Quality Engineer, which gave him a depth of knowledge beyond the normal product training and taught him to anticipate customer concerns. In his most recent position as a Technical Support Engineer, Mario worked closely with the Asian and North American regional teams. He spent 6 months in Singapore on a long-term assingment to provide training and support in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, and China.
Mario has a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Saint Anselm College and has a certificate from the American Chemical Society for Professional Education. He is an SMTA Certified Process Engineer and has a Six-Sigma Black Belt certification from Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering. Mario is active in several industry organizations such as the SMTA and the American Chemical Society, and has made technical presentations in North America and Asia.
Mario enjoys sport motorcycling, bicycling, Jeeping, and camping. He and his wife, Carrie, have been married since December 2007.
Mario Scalzo's Technical Documents
Mario Scalzo's Blog Posts
All rosins are resins, but not all resins are rosins. We owe the fact that we classify fluxes as rosin to pine tree sap having fluxing properties while still being a dielectric and water-insoluble.
4B or not 4B?... The Difference in the IPC Test Requirements for "no-clean" L0 Type Soldering Fluxes
Overall we believe that while the J-STD-004B standard may not be perfect and subject to future further evolution, it does provide the best available means of flux classification to date and also provides for the greatest opportunity for ensuring flux related final reliability. It is for this reason that Indium Corporation has...
There seems to be a growing trend to use a low-Ag or Ag-free solder alloy for Surface Mount Technology (SMT) electronics assembly, similar to what is commonly offered for bar solder, used in wave and selective soldering. For through-hole performance, the strength and stability come from the entire barrel...