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Your Guide to Process Defect of the Month

Aug 19, 2016

Solve you process defects online

Solve you process defects online

If you have a process problem, let NPL Defect of the Month Video database help your team

Over the last couple of years, we created lots of videos, that were featured on the IPC and NPL websites. Here is a list to all of the defects and process guides offered FREE just let us know if you would like a copy of all of the links

The video were created to feature on the IPC website, we still have 3 videos in their top ten. Selected videos have also been featured in Global SMT, Circuits Assembly and Electronics Industry Update magazines and NPL websites and are a guide to may different PCB process issues. Hopefully they may help engineers with assembly faults or could be used in educational events

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Cleanliness Testing
Testing solder joint quality
Plating Thickness
Product Failure
Adhesion Testing
BGA Testing
Using Solder Wick
Simple PCB Solderability Testing

NPL Defect Database

Solder spitting on robotic contact and laser soldering
Solder Paste Splats & Pancakes
Flux Bubbles
Nickel Gold Failure and Simple PCB Control
Jumping Chip Components
Electrolytic Cap Failure
PCB Delamination Tests
Solder Paste Stencil Inspection
uBGA Solder Sphere Inspection
Hands on Solderability Testing
Head In Pillow Defects
Control of Flux Application
Wetting Indicators for BGAs
Solder Spots on Gold
Ultrasonic Cleaning
Solder Beading
Solder Balls
Solder Shorts
Solder Wicking
Conformal Coating Thickness
No Fillet on LGA/QFNs
Impact on Cleaning Different Surface Finishes
De-soldering Problems
PoP Shorts
Crimping Failures
PoP Cleaning
SMT Solder Skips
Dewetting Water Break Test
PCB Support for Wave and Selective
Solder Mask Gassing
Baking PCBs
Solder Joint Cracking
Test PCB Outgassing
BGA Temperature Profiling
Tin Plating Outgassing
Dye and Pry the Easy Way
Testing Component Terminations for Solderability
Counterfeit Components
Testing First Off Paste Print

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