MicroCare to Deliver Electronics Cleaning Presentation at SMTA Atlanta Reliability Symposium


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MicroCare Corporation, in collaboration with industry affiliates Indium Corporation and Weller, is hosting a technical symposium at SMTA Atlanta on September 12, 2019 at the Atlanta Tech Park in Peachtree Corners, Georgia.

The half-day reliability-focused event will bring together electronics industry leaders to deliver presentations in the areas of their own expertise. 

Emily Peck, MicroCare Senior Chemist, will be on hand to present Cleaning for Reliability in Electronics, illustrating how electronics cleaning can be an important tool for enhancing PCB performance and reliability.

“Successful critical cleaning involves first identifying the contaminant and then selecting the best combination of cleaning fluid and method to effectively remove it. Balancing these factors properly can enhance PCB reliability,” Peck said.

“The key is to improve productivity, boost quality and ensure PCB reliability in a safe, economical, and environmentally-acceptable manner,” she concluded.

Peck is a senior chemist at MicroCare Corporation, which offers benchtop and vapor degreasing electronics cleaning solutions. She has been in the industry for more than 5 years and holds a MS in Chemistry from Tufts University. Peck researches, develops and tests cleaning-related products that are used on a daily basis in electronics, medical and precision cleaning applications.

Also presenting at the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) sponsored symposium will be Indium Corporation’s Kim Flanagan, Technical Support Engineer. Her presentation, D-PAK Voiding; A Study to Determine the Origins of D-PAK Voiding, will review a series of tests performed on D-PAK components to determine if their construction causes higher voiding percentages, and whether electrical reliability is affected.

In addition, Bubba Powers, Manager, Technical Services for Weller Professional Tools – North America, will discuss the Reliability of Robotics for Electronics Manufacturing, which gives an overview of the process of automation in the soldering workplace, and discusses what factors are critical for high-reliability electronics in both manual and automated manufacturing environments.

The symposium is open to both SMTA members and non-members. Contact the SMTA Atlanta to register.

About MicroCare Corporation

Fast-growing MicroCare Corporation is a global company based in New Britain, CT. Since 1983 it has been the leading manufacturer of environmentally-progressive fluids and tools used for critical cleaning. These products are supplied to industries as diverse as electronics, metal finishing, transportation, communications, medical devices and aerospace with a goal of helping those companies improve the products they make. MicroCare also features a team of chemists and technical engineers to help companies use these fluids properly, safely and more economically.

MicroCare Corporation has an ISO 9001:2015 registered quality system and is continually improving and expanding its range of products with a full R&D lab located in New Britain, CT. MicroCare has two manufacturing facilities in New Britain, CT and a global logistics center in Rocky Hill, CT in addition to facilities in the UK, Belgium and Singapore. MicroCare products include the MicroCare fluids, Sticklers fiber optic cleaners and MicroCare Medical among its brands.

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