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Indium Corporation Technology Expert to Present at IPC APEX Expo

Jan 13, 2015

Eric Bastow, assistant technical manager at Indium Corporation.

Eric Bastow, assistant technical manager at Indium Corporation.

Indium Corporation’s Eric Bastow, assistant technical manager, will present at IPC APEX Expo 2015 on Feb. 24 in San Diego, Calif.

Bastow’s presentation, Can Age and Storage Conditions Affect the SIR Performance of a No-Clean Solder Paste Flux Residue?, explores the electrical reliability of two no-clean solder pastes stored under various conditions and aged over different time intervals.

No-clean solder paste technology is an attractive product in a competitive world. In this environment, every penny of assembly cost affects profitability. Therefore, it is important to implement a cost-effective process that renders the solder paste flux residue as benign and inert as possible to ensure electrical reliability. Bastow’s presentation explores these issues. Additionally, he will reveal the results and any possible differences detected in SIR performances.

Bastow provides technical support for Indium Corporation’s full range of solder products for the electronics assembly, semiconductor packaging, and thermal management markets. He is a certified process engineer and has earned his Six Sigma Green Belt from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Bastow is a certified IPC-A-600 and 610D specialist.

The IPC APEX Expo hosts thousands of colleagues from more than 50 countries at the industry’s premier event and features advanced and emerging technologies in printed board design and manufacturing, electronics assembly, test, and printed electronics.


Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin-film, and thermal management markets. Products include solders and fluxes; brazes; thermal interface materials; sputtering targets; indium, gallium, germanium, and tin metals and inorganic compounds; and NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium has global technical support and factories located in China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA. For more information about Indium Corporation, visit www.indium.com or email abrown@indium.com. You can also follow our experts From One Engineer To Another® (#FOETA) at www.facebook.com/indium or @IndiumCorp.

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