Metcal to Host BGA Rework, Repair Seminars PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Monday, 25 March 2013 11:34

GARDEN GROVE, CAOK International’s Metcal brand announced the schedule for its 2013 spring series of BGA rework and repair seminars.

The seminars will address the latest techniques to rework and repair BGAs, QFNs and micro SMDs.

The seminars will include a 30-minute multimedia presentation, two hours of hands-on demonstrations and instruction, and a question and answer session. Attendees will see a demonstration of the Metcal Scorpion rework system.

Applications and topics include repair, rework, low-volume assembly, prototyping, screen printing for single components, flux gel deposition for BGA/CSP rework and repair, temperature profiling and site preparation for rework and repair.

The schedule includes Seattle (Redmond, WA), April 9; Denver (Thornton, CO), April 16; Toronto (Vaughan, ON, Canada), April 23; Melbourne, FL, May 9, and Tampa, FL, May 16.

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