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BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing market, will exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Sept. 21-22, 2022 at the Expo Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. The company will feature its PYRAMAX 125A in the SMarTsol Technologies booth.
The 10-zone PYRAMAX 125A air model features a maximum temperature of 350oC and a comprehensive menu of options. PYRAMAX systems, featuring BTU’s exclusive closed-loop convection technology, provide optimized lead-free processing for the ultimate in productivity and efficiency.
With 6, 8, 10 and 12 zone air or nitrogen models, flexible platform configuration, and low nitrogen and power consumption PYRAMAX is both the industry’s strongest performer and its best value.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Solder defects in surface-mount technology (SMT) assembly have been an issue for decades. Further, the combined challenges of Pb-free soldering and ever-increasing miniaturization have resulted in new or exacerbated defects in electronics assembly, but there are proven ways to avoid defects. This book will be especially beneficial to PCB assemblers in improving their assembly processes and the reliability of the end-product, eliminating field failures, and reducing costs.
Barry Matties, I-Connect007
Barry Matties leads this engaging retrospective conversation with Dave Hillman, a Fellow, Materials and Process engineer at Collins Aerospace, who talks about mentorship, pandemic changes, and solder. “Soldering is soldering,” Dave says. “But how we do that keeps evolving in response to the new technologies and smaller packages.” What’s the key to his success and longevity? “Find your passion.” Here’s how he’s done it.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Andy Shaughnessy speaks with Jamie Noland, master IPC trainer and marketing manager for Blackfox Institute, about current and upcoming training opportunities and what you can expect from them at the show. Blackfox has expanded its offerings to reach a wider audience, including some very basic classes for beginners.