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Kester's David Scheiner to Hold Task Group at APEX 2009

Mar 06, 2009

ITASCA, IL � March 2009 � Kester is proud to announce that David Scheiner will hold a Solder Alloy Task Group at the upcoming APEX Conference and Exhibition, during Session 5-24c of the Standards Development Meetings, scheduled to take place on Monday, March 30, from 1:30-3 p.m.

This task group is gathering new information for possible additional amending of revision C of J-STD-006, �Requirements for Electronic Grade Solder Alloys and Fluxed and Non-Fluxed Solid Solders for Electronic Soldering Applications.� This is a meeting between people that are part of the J-STD-006 group. The meeting is being held to discuss any forthcoming changes to the J-STD-006 specification.

David Scheiner is the current chairman of the J-STD-006 working committee. The J-STD-006 standard prescribes the nomenclature, requirements and test methods for electronic grade solder alloys; for fluxed and non-fluxed bar, ribbon, and powder solders, for electronic soldering applications; and for �special� electronic grade solders. The committee is currently working on updating the sections of the document addressing lead-free solder alloys.

At the IPC Spring Meeting at APEX/EXPO Mr. Scheiner will be receiving a Distinguished Committee Service Award. He will be receiving the award��In appreciation and recognition for contributions in the development of IPC J-STD-004B, Requirements for Soldering Fluxes.�

For more information about the task group or to view the schedule of events, please visit http://www.goipcshows.org.

Founded in 1899, Kester is a world-renowned supplier of solder and related materials and services to the electronics assembly, micro-component, and industrial soldering markets. Kester is known for high quality, advanced technology and superior technical support. With headquarters in Itasca, IL, Kester has additional manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Singapore, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Taiwan, Malaysia and China. Its worldwide manufacturing and technical capabilities provide the support required to serve major electronics manufacturing services providers and OEMs.

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