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# Assessing Field Reliability and Defect Rates in Electronics Assembly

This is video is for electronics assemblers who are required to assess field reliability. It includes determining whether or not statistical sampling ...

# When to use Nitrogen in SMT Wave Soldering

This video is for electronics assemblers who currently or are considering using nitrogen during their processes. It includes details regarding when ni...

# SMT Processes Certification

Indium Corporation's Marketing Communications Specialist Colleen Bierstine discusses SMT Processes Certification with the creators of the SMT Proc...

Let’s see what’s up with Patty….. Patty was just dropped off at O’Hare airport after finishing a 3 day workshop on Lean Six S...

# BGA Voiding in Electronics Assembly

Patty works to reduce BGA voiding in electronics assembly....

# Voiding: A Critical Issue in Electronics Assembly

QFN voiding is a significant electronics issue today. Patty & her team tackle voiding in QFNs, BTCs (bottom-terminated components), and more....

# 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....

# In SMT Assembly, Even One Second of Cycle Time Can Affect Profitability

Patty had just returned from SMTAI 2015.  It was a sentimental meeting with the retirement of longtime executive administrator, JoAnn Stromberg ....