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Open The Pod Bay Doors, HASL

Does anyone use HASL (hot air surface leveling) anymore? It’s also known as HAL. Prior to the RoHS days, HASL was probably the most common surface finish. You can get it lead-free, but most boards seem to use immersion silver … Continue reading

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No More Cookson

If you read this announcement about Cookson splitting in two the first question must be, what will this mean for the organization? My take is, not much. Here’s why: 1. The company will remain public, and the shareholders are the … Continue reading

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