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2019 Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 11:00
Location: Melville Marriott

Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum     
Thursday!,  October 17th, 2019 

Melville Marriott 
1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747

Registration at the Expo!  Free Admission
Show Hours - 11 AM to 5 PM 
Technical Sessions:  Whitman Room
12:30 – 1:15 PM

"Modern Conformal Coating – Equipment, Techniques, & Process Issues"
Jon Urquhart

The conformal coating process has evolved greatly from the days of hand masking electronic assemblies and placing them into high pressure spray booths and dip tanks to apply the liquid coatings.  Machine developments have provided the ability to use multiple applicators, and sometimes multiple fluids, to meet the target result.   As the equipment became more sophisticated, so have the circuitry designs which has created tighter coating requirements and smaller process windows.  The fluids used for coating and masking have also developed and have enabled the use of new process techniques not typically employed in conformal coating.  Not all end users have the same requirements.  Defining the end goal of a conformal coating process and understanding the equipment capability with various application techniques will be discussed plus additional tips on identifying process issues.
Jon Urquhart
Director - Global Application Engineering

1:45 – 2:30 PM
Deadly Sins of SMT - Phil Zarrow
This presentation identifies the “deadly sins” of SMT assembly, both for Pb-free and “leaded” processes.  Besides the symptoms and consequences of each type of error, root-cause, rectification and prevention techniques will be presented.  Best Practices will be discussed for each of the key process steps. The workshop will, thus, provide the participant with an understanding of how to identify and correct the most common SMT assembly problems.  It will include identification of vendor and source problems including components and materials as well as design related problems.  
Areas of General Process “Sins”
  • Utilization of Process Feedback Data
  • Design for Manufacturability and Assembly 
  • In-Process Inspection and AOI
  • Moisture Sensitive Devices
  • Procedures and Documentation
  • Stencil Printing, Stencil Design & Stencil Cleaning
  • Component Placement and Feeders
  • Reflow Soldering
  • Parameters and Nitrogen
  • Wave Soldering
  • Inefficiency
  • Unbalanced lines
  • Excessive Downtime
Phil Zarrow
President and Principal Consultant: ITM Consulting

2:45 – 3:30 PM
Understanding the New IPC J-STD 001-G Amendment 1 Cleanliness Testing Standard
The widely anticipated revised cleanliness testing standard is now active. What’s next? This presentation will cover the requirements of the new IPC J-STD001-G Amendment 1 cleanliness testing standard. What’s new, what stays the same? This presentation will uncover the details of the new standard, especially the “Objective Evidence” requirement of the new specification.
Speaker – Mike Konrad – President and Founder – Aqueous Technologies


Payment Instructions:
Contact Sharon Dietrich at Cygnus Automation 631-981-0909 or Sharon@cygnusautomation.com

Questions? Contact:
Contact Sharon Dietrich at Cygnus Automation

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
October 17, 2019
2019 Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum Melville Marriott Contact Sharon Dietrich at Cygnus Automation 

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : William G Nylan  (Electro Industries)

Vice President : Brent Gingrich  (Telephonics)

Secretary : Irene Stephanie Nugent  (Rodelco)

Treasurer : Eric Krone  (Phoenix United Associates, Inc.)

VP of Technical Programs : David Leventhal 32319  (REStronics)

Chapter Advisor (Appointed) : Thomas J. Zanatta  (Zebra Technologies)

Chapter Advisor (Appointed) : Sharon B. Dietrich  (Cygnus Automation, Inc.)

Board Liaison : Sal Sparacino (ZESTRON Corporation)

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Global Participating Members of our Chapter


Corporate Members of our Chapter

BGA Test & Technology

Fancort Industries


Peerless Instrument

Thermaltronics USA, Inc.

Professional Members of our Chapter

Advanced Component Testing

Neoden USA

Surf-Tech Manufacturing Corp

W. J. Murphy Associates, Inc.

SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica, Inc. Collins Aerospace Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO INVENTEC Performance Chemicals ITW EAE Keysight Technologies KYZEN Corporation L3HARRIS Lenovo System Technology Company Limited, Shenzhen, PRC Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NEO Technology Solutions Nokia Bell Labs Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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