SMTA International Conference Proceedings


Authors: Mitch Holtzer and Michael Liberatore
Company: Cookson Electronics
Date Published: 10/4/2009   Conference: SMTA International

Abstract: The use of Halogens in lead free solder paste has become a topic of considerable discussion among solder paste producers, electronic equipment OEM's and Non-Governmental Organizations. Industry standards for halogen content have been or are being established by industry groups. The reason for the use of halogen containing materials is discussed, as well as the viability of zero halogen solder paste.

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