Tech Tips

Tim O'Neill

Paste particle size can influence solder printability, but not as much as nanocoating.

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Tim O'Neill

The bigger the blob, the easier the job.

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Roy Akber
Kapton tape can stop solder from coming up unmasked vias.

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Tim O'Neill  Karl Seelig

Or what the @#$% is a squircle, and what is it doing on my stencil?

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Roy Akber


Consider pin replacement to ease bottom-side soldering.

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Tim O'Neill Karl Seelig

Paste viscosity can inform why solder performs one way in high-volume production and another under high-mix conditions.

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