Indium Corporation had three technical papers accepted for presentation at APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 29 - April 5, 2009.
Tim Jensen, Solder Paste Product Manager, authored Challenges in Implementing a Halogen-Free Process, which focuses on the process development challenges in implementing a halogen-free assembly process, including solder paste evaluation and selection, solder fluxes, the SMT stencil printing process, reflow, and test.
- Thursday, April 2, 10:15am - 11:45am
Mario Scalzo, Senior Technical Support Engineer, authored Addressing the Challenge of Head-in-Pillow Defects in Electronics Assembly, which discusses the two main sources of head-in-pillow defects and solutions for their elimination.
- Tuesday, March 31, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Chris Anglin, Technical Support Engineer, authored Establishing a Precision Stencil Printing Process. Chris's paper summarizes a significant amount of experimental data and process optimization techniques used to establish a precision SMT printing process.
- Wednesday, April 1, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Tim Jensen has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University. He has authored technical publications and numerous process and technical guidelines. Tim is a member of the SMTA and participates actively in several IPC standards development committees.
Mario Scalzo joined Indium Corporation in 2000. He holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Saint Anselm College. He also holds a certificate from the American Chemical Society for Professional Education. In addition, he is an SMTA-Certified Process Engineer and has a Six-Sigma Black Belt from Dartmouth College's Thayer School of Engineering. He is also the author of the Electronics Assembly Materials blog, http://www.indium.com/blogs/Mario-Scalzo-Blog/.
Chris Anglin has over 15 years of experience in advanced process development, new product introduction, and electronics assembly manufacturing. He has a master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is trained in Six Sigma Black Belt programs and is also an SMTA-certified process engineer.
Indium Corporation is a premiere materials supplier to the global electronics assembly, semiconductor fabrication and packaging, solar photovoltaic, and thermal management markets. Founded in 1934, the company offers a broad range of products, services, and technical support focused on advanced materials science. With facilities in the PRC, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA, the company is a four-time Frost & Sullivan Award winner and registered to ISO-9001.
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