LEAD FREE WAVE SOLDERING AT ITS BESTAuthors: Rita Mohanty, Ph.D. and Ken Kirby
Company: Speedline Technology
Date Published: 9/24/2006 Conference: SMTA International
This article will explore the wave solder machine for the best combination of fluxer, preheat and wave configuration that will yield the optimum results in lead free soldering. In addition to the machine configuration the process parameters will be discussed as to establishing a robust process for lead free wave soldering. Solder alloy type, printed circuit board finish, and flux type will also be discussed in general as to what effect they have on the process and what is recommended for lead free.
Key words: Pb-free, wave solder process, effect of flux, wave solder optimization DOE.
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