Beware the Jabberwocky

Zarrow, Phil
August 2003
Circuits Assembly;Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p12
Trade Publication
This article presents answers to some questions that are related to surface mount and electronics industries. The best reflow methodology for lead free, especially in light of moisture sensitive devices are convection-dominant ovens and vapor phase. For the vast majority of applications out there, convection-dominant is working fine and will continue to work well with lead free with a lower cost and better return on investment. Vapor phase still uses electricity to heat the vapor and for refrigeration coils to keep the vapor contained, albeit less than an oven.


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