Optimized Reflow Profiling to Minimize Voiding

Optimized Reflow Profiling to Minimize Voiding By MB Allen, Manager, KIC In this whitepaper we discuss several aspects of the challenges of PCB voiding with bottom terminated components (BTCs). This includes what voiding is, the causes and its effect on components. We...

Automatic Reflow Profiling and Data Analytics

Presented at SMTA International 2020 Karl D. Pfluke and MB Allen    KIC     CA, USA Abstract With the advent of i4.0 and Smart Factory, there has been a great deal of technology put into SMT lines that are manufacturing the very technologies we use today.  Data...

What Is the Reflow Oven Really Supposed to Do?

What Is the Reflow Oven Really Supposed to Do? By Freddie Chan, KIC In my job, I spend a significant amount of time visiting customers to gain insight into the challenges they face, what they are trying to achieve, what makes them successful and more. I need this...
KIC’s COVID 19 Message Read More
+