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Moisture Sensitivity Level 2 Component Baking

#29222

Moisture Sensitivity Level 2 Component Baking | 23 June, 2004

J-STD-033A specifies a 1 year exposure life for moisture sensitive level 2 components, but no baking temp/duration for anything less than a level 2a part. Although the need is rare, what does a person do to dry a level 2 part that has been exposed for over 1 year?

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#29303

Moisture Sensitivity Level 2 Component Baking | 28 June, 2004

Just use the 2a recipe, you'll be fine.

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#29308

Moisture Sensitivity Level 2 Component Baking | 29 June, 2004

I agree that this is the the thing to do. I just thought it was strange that 033A does not mention drying level 2 parts. I wonder if it was intentional or an oversight.

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#29309

Moisture Sensitivity Level 2 Component Baking | 29 June, 2004

It's a reasonable question. Maybe Francois Monette (fmonette@cogiscan.com) will join-in. I believe he's on the 033 committee.

[Kenny G: By the way, I bought a couple of your albums in the mid-1980s. Very innovative stuff, at the time.]

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#29314

Moisture Sensitivity Level 2 Component Baking | 29 June, 2004

This is an active item of discussion for the upcoming revision of J-STD-033. Most likely the bake table 4-1 will be modified to include guidelines for level 2 components.

Francois Monette Cogiscan Inc.

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