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Baking of Thick film resistor chip required

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#77472

Baking of Thick film resistor chip required | 26 April, 2017

Hi,

Pl let me know about opinion/experience whether thick film chip SMD resistor which is MSL-1 Required to bake before being usedon SMT line. I want to use SMD resistance spool which is around 2 yeasr old kept at 25 deg room temperature at around 40-60% humidity.

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#77474

Baking of Thick film resistor chip required | 26 April, 2017

MSL 1 is unlimited factory floor time before reflow. I have spools that are 10+ years old and haven't encountered any issues using those parts. It goes without saying those parts are not exactly used in volume so its not a massive sample but that is my experience.

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#77481

Baking of Thick film resistor chip required | 27 April, 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience. I have similar view too.

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