STI's Analytical Lab has taken a lead role in strain gage testing and data evaluation of applied strain and strain rate on printed circuit card assemblies. This article looks at one case study of failed hardware and the underlying failure mechanisms of temperature cycling.
The 2009 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium will be held on the Big Island of Hawaii from February 10-12, 2009. This event promotes international technical interchange and provides a premier forum for extensive networking among microelectronics professionals and business leaders throughout the Pacific Basin.
Sponsored by the SMTA, the Symposium focuses on the critical business markets and technologies of microelectronic packaging, interconnection, microsystems, nanotechnology, and assembly.
For more information about STI's Presentation or to view the program for the exhibition, please visit http://www.smta.org/panpac/index.cfm
About STI Electronics Inc.
Since 1982, STI Electronics, Inc. (STI) has been the premier full service organization for training, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly in the electronics industry. STI also produces a complete line of solder training kits and training support products. Additionally, the company distributes over 100 product lines for the electronics and industrial markets. . For more information, visit http://www.stielectronicsinc.com.