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Solder Leveling

Contributed by Paul Stransky, Paul Stransky Associates


Some references

The IPC has a committee on soldering, and may also have published info on future trends, etc., re. solder leveling.

Solder Handbook, Howard Manko

Printed Circuit Handbook, Clyde Coombs, McGraw Hill

Printed Circuit Fabrication Magazine 1980 - 1994

Title (Page) Issue

Infrared Solder Fusing, by Carson Richert (23) Oct. 8O

Selective Solder Coating: Solving Your Customer's Problems, by Charles R. Smith (10) Aug. 81

Troubleshooting the IR Fusing Process, by Mike Palazzola (20) Aug. 81

The Application of Hot-Alr Leveling to Printed Wiring Board Fabrication, by Paul J. Bud (33) Aug. 81

The Mechanics of IR Fusing: Maintenance and Components, by Carson Richert (42) Aug. 81

Vapor Phase for the fluxless fusion of tin/lead electroplated PCBs, by Harold Hyman (41) Sep. 81

SMOBC with "Electroless" Tin, by Jack D. Fellman (16) Oct. 82

A User's Viewpoint of Vapor-phase Fusing, by Russ B. Foley (18) Oct. 82

Quality Aspects of Hot-Air Solder Leveling, by Greg C. Masciana (29) Oct. 83

SMOBC in '83, by Jack Fellman (36) Oct. 83

Hot-Air Leveling - The Process and the Product, by Odilon Cardenas (44) Oct. 83

A History ofSolder Leveling, by Keith Oxford (124) Jul. 84

Hot-Air Leveling, by Albert Fishfeld (49) Oct. 84

Fluxless Fusion Process for PCBs, by Carol M. Moss (178) Feb. 85

Automation in Hot-Air Leveling, by D. Hatfield (18) Oct. 85

Fusing Flux Residues, by Tom Steinhoff (152) Nov. 85

The Relationship of Cleaning Copper to Solder Leveling, by Theodore Sulzberg, Fred Shubert, and W. Darlene Brewster (118) Oct. 86

Hot-Air Leveling: Today's Requirements, Tomorrow's Potential, by Andrew A. Miller (81) Dec. 86

Solder Leveling of Surface Mount Boards by Nimal Liyanage (6O) Oct. 87

Hot-Air Solder Leveling by Michael Cleppin (54) Dec. 87

The State of Solder Leveling (72) Dec. 88

A Fresh Approach to Process Characterization, by Mark Williamson and Mike Moore, (72) Feb. 92

HAL Specifications and Process Controls, by Sherry Goodell, (42) Mar. 92

Automated HotAir leveling, by Mark Simmons (30) Jul. 94


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