# SMT Reflow Profiling: Using ReflowCoach®

This video is for electronics assembly engineers, technicians, and managers who are looking to match a reflow profile to solder paste specifications. ...

# In SMT Statistical Process Control, Cpk is King

In SMT Statistical Process Control, the bottom line is that Cpk is king. Here's the proof....

# Conclusion of In Electronics Manufacturing, Does Cpk =1 Yield 66,800 defects per million?

Patty, Rob and Pete were quite sure they understood the confusion in the Cpk = 1 issue, but wanted to make sure they discussed it with the Professor.&...

# In Electronics Manufacturing, Does Cpk =1 Yield 66,800 defects per million?

Folks, Patty was walking past the Professor’s office on her way to see Pete and Rob and she thought she would stop in. “Professor, I got t...

# Solder Joint Failure Implicated in AirAsia Flight 8501 Crash

Solder Joint Failure Implicated in AirAsia Flight 8501 Crash: Patty was heading down to the Professor’s office to discuss the Reliability Engine...

# Use the Coffin-Manson Equation to Calculate Number of Thermal Cycles

Patty, Rob, and Pete were headed to their regular monthly meeting where they, along with the Professor, discussed a book they were all reading....

# 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 m...

# Conclusion to The Rule of 3/N for Estimating Field Failure Rates in Electronics Assembly

Folks, Let’s see how Patty, Rob and Pete are doing helping Mike Madigan establish his “Zero Defects” program….. “So let...

# The Rule of 3/N for Estimating Field Failure Rates

Folks, It looks like Patty is a bit troubled....... When she was younger, Patty was always annoyed by cranky old people, and now she was worryin...

# Achieving Uniform Solder Bondline Control Between Substrate and Baseplate in IGBTs: Part I

The next few posts come to us from my colleagues Karthik Vijay, Indium Corporation’s Technical Manager for Europe and Liam Mills of TT Electroni...