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May 2020

May 1

Dallas Chapter: SMTA Dallas Chapter Meeting - CANCELLED  +

Location
Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080



Due to COVID-19, our regularly scheduled mothly technical meeting for May has been cancelled.  Please watch this spot for more info on subsequent events.

SMTA Dallas Chapter Meeting

Speaker: TBD

Event Details

  • Who: SMTA Members, Non-members, Students, and Guests are welcome - forward to others!
  • When: 11am-1pm on May 1, 2020
  • Where: Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Why: Meet others in the industry to help solve your technical problems. Come to the meeting, even if this isn’t a key topic of yours, the problem solving networking is great!

MORE DETAILS TO COME! 


Abstract

TBD

Biography

TBD




May 4

Webinar: Ball Grid Array Rework – How to Do It Successfully  +

Organized by SMTA Europe



Monday 4th May @ 2:30pm - 4:00pm UK Time (9:30am - 11:00am US Eastern Time)

Bob WillisPresenter: Bob Willis, SMTA Europe

Overview

Surface mount and BGA rework and repair can be straight forward if simple rules are followed. This presentation will give each delegate a step by step blueprint to introduce rework successfully into manufacture. Guidelines will be given on selecting rework equipment, materials and training procedures for defect free soldering. Bob Willis was the creator of the world's first video tapes and interactive CD-ROM on BGA Technology, X-Ray Inspection and BGA Rework which are sold worldwide by IPC and SMTA

  

Topics included:

  • Introduction to rework, where and why rework
  • Soldering standards & defects, IEC, IPC, BT standards
  • Temperature profiling rework sites
  • Rework methods for:
  • BGA, CSP and other area array package
  • Hot gas/IR systems
  • Rework of single/double sided boards
  • Reballing BGA
  • Rework related defects

After the webinar there is a Q&A session which provides ample time for all delegate questions to be answered. However, if a delegate has a process example, they would like cover in the webinar it will need to be provided in advance of the session

The webinar will run for between 60-90min with question and answer session. The webinars are limited to 100 delegates/companies. A copy of each of the slides presented will be provided after the webinar

All webinar times shown are UK time – to check your local time in your countries click here


May 5

Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum - POSTPONED PENDING NEW DATES  +

Location: Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza
6401 S 13th St,
Milwaukee, WI 53221


Exhibitors

The cost to exhibit is $375/$475 (early/regular) for corporate members. The cost to exhibit for non corporate members is $450/$550 (early/regular).(click here for membership information).

The cost to exhibit includes: one 6ft draped table, two chairs, company sign, lunch, directory listing and attendee list. Electricity is an additional $25 per outlet. Please contact Steve Stiller at steve@midwestproductionllc.com for questions or for additional information.



Attendees
Attendees Register Now

Attendees can register on the SMTA Wisconsin Chapter page.

Please see the Wisconsin Chapter Page for More Information on Technical Sessions and Expo Materials.


May 8

Space Coast (Melbourne FL) Chapter: 10th Annual SMTA Space Coast Fishing Trip (Postponed)  +

Location
Ocean Obsession, Cape Canaveral, FL



*** WE CURRENTLY HAVE TO POSTPONE THE FISHING TRIP DUE TO THE VIRUS EPIDEMIC, WE WILL HOPEFULLY HAVE A RESCHEDULE DATE SOON****
 
Join us for our 10th Annual SMTA Space Coast Fishing Trip
 
Friday May 8,2020 8:00am
 
 
Join us aboard the 1996 65′ Ocean Obsession Party Fishing Boat. She’s fast, air-conditioned and immaculate. A full galley with hot food, cold beer, and sodas. We leave at 8:00 am and return at 5:00 pm, seven days a week. We go deeper and get there faster. We take pride in what we do and it shows. Come see for yourself.
 
 
WHATS INCLUDED
BREAKFAST,LUNCH, WATER & SOFT DRINKS, BEER, BAIT, TACKLE, FISHING LICENSE

BOAT:  OCEAN OBSESSION
ENTIRE BOAT HAS BEEN RESERVED FOR SPACE COAST SMTA

PRIZES
CASH PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED
SIZE MATTERS... ( KEEPERS ONLY)
1. BIGGEST GROUPER     $100
2. MOST FISH                  $150
3. BIGGEST FISH..        $200
 
 

DETAILS

Departure:8AM (be there no later than 7:30) Return Time: 5 PM

OCEAN OBSESSION
505 Glen Cheek Drive
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL 32920
321-453-3474

TAKE A VIDEO TOUR VIEW NOW!


RSVP / PRICING

FISHING DAY ONLY                                         $100.00

QUESTIONS?

JACK REINKE      404-290-6744
 
 
We are looking for Sponsors!
 Sponsorship  $800   Includes 4 spots on the boat !


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
 



May 12 - 13

Medical Electronics Symposium - CANCELLED  +

Location
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland
Cleveland , OH 44106


Design and Manufacturing of Medical Electronics to Improve Human Health 

Innovations in technology and development of new medical electronics, must parallel the advancements in design, manufacturing and reliability. Development of flexible, stretchable, biocompatible electronic materials, along with 3D Print are examples of new manufacturing methodologies. Design for manufacturing (DFM) focused on cost and reliability tests is critical, with complexities including; power, miniaturization and sensors.

This symposium will explore the influences and evolution of medical device development and manufacturing. Multiple sectors of the industry will be addressed by experts in materials, engineering, process that will provide as a great learning opportunity and networking experience for all!  

Questions? 

Please contact Jaclyn Sarandrea, SMTA Conference and Meeting Manager 

jaclyn@smta.org or call +1-952-920-7682


May 19 - 21

SMT Processes Certification (Guadalajara, Mexico)  +

Location
Hotel Riu Plaza Guadalajara
Guadalajara , JA 44500 Mexico


Location:

Hotel Riu Plaza Guadalajara

Av. Adolfo López Mateos Sur 830

Chapalita, 44500 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico

Schedule: 

  • May 19- Course (8:30-5pm)
  • May 20- ½ day of course + exam
  • May 21- All day exam (8:30-5pm)
  • Instruction: English/Spanish
    Test: English
    Instructors: Ivan Castellanos, Indium Corporation

 

Each SMTA Certification program is a three-day offering consisting of a 1.5-day refresher workshop on topics in SMT Processes or Six Sigma Green Belt. The program concludes on days two and three with an open and closed book examination. This is not an entry-level program. Basic algebra will be used in the workshop and examination. This challenging examination requires both written answers and calculations with the intent to enable the attendee to establish competitive credentials as "Certified" by the SMTA in SMT Processes or Six Sigma Green Belt.

Why You Should Participate

  • Technologies change at the speed of light, and competition and expectations are forever increasing. This comprehensive program will provide the refresher course, study materials and examination allowing you to be recognized as an SMTA Certified Process or Six Sigma Green Belt Engineer.
  • Enhance your stature in our industry
  • Increase marketing value for your company
  • Obtain proof of your knowledge and experience The SMTA Certification program is unique, as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level.


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