TITLE

Improved solderability for MLVs using nickel-plated terminations

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Craig
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;11/22/2006, Issue 2266, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the developments in multilayer varistors (MLV) allow them a standard of solderability which is comparable to other electronics components and which resists leaching during assembly. The basic construction of an un-plated MLV includes a core of electrodes surrounded by ceramic material with thick film material capping the end. The external termination is a metal that connects the internal electrodes to the circuitry of the assembly using the MLV.
ACCESSION #
23697970

 

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