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reflow

(1) The process of heating and melting the solder that has been screen printed onto a printed circuit board in order to bond chips and other components to the board. Surface mount chips (SMT) use the reflow method. Contrast with wave soldering. See also reflowable text.

(2) The changes in appearance, page layout or line breaks of text from an original document to a revised version, due to editing corrections. Reflow requires careful proofreading to be certain no material (including graphics) has been omitted in the updated document.
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So, no matter how many times solder is added to the joint, every time the PCB is run through the reflow oven, the solder will drain away because the PCB, including the via, is at reflow temperature.
The solder paste reflow process was satisfactory, and solder wetted the plating and formed what looked like a perfect solder joint that would have passed any inspection or AOI.
Convection reflow soldering system Creates the course is to be a replacement measure a new soldering system.
44) showed that manual thrombus aspiration before primary PCI led to lower risk of distal embolization, and no reflow compared with standard primary PCI in the DEAR-MI (Dethrombosis to Enhance Acute Reperfusion in Myocardial Infarction) study.
This is a major milestone for the company, notably ensuring that the process is reflow compatible and meets stringent quality standards", Jacky Perdrigeat, chief executive officer of Nemotek, told EE Times Europe .
004 inch), minimizing dry joints after solder reflow and decreasing rework and scrap.
Effect of Reflow Profile Parameters on Surface Mount Chip Resistor Solder Joint Shear Strength"
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Recommended reflow temperatures are typically at least 13[degrees]C higher than melting temperatures, hence the SAC 305 peak temperature window of 233[degrees] to 255[degrees]C.
The defect possibly can be attributed to a chain reaction of events that begins as the assembly reaches reflow temperatures.
Boyes brings to ReFlow more than 15 years of experience in financial services, including senior-level positions at Clearstream Bank, PNC Global Investor Services, and Bank of New York.
PART OF THE reason vapor phase soldering technology is increasing in popularity is that Pb-free requirements and product miniaturization drive production issues not thoroughly addressed by conventional convection reflow.