WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – Heraeus Electronics opened a new SMT applications lab here.

The multi-million dollar investment includes an inline automated SMT assembly line that customers can use to optimize processes, collaborate on product development, and conduct troubleshooting.

The SMT customer applications lab provides testing capabilities, including product/process defect analysis, root-cause and corrective action (RCCA), SEM/EDX spectroscopy, FTIR, TGA, DSC, die-penetration testing, cross-sectioning, CT x-ray, pull and sheer testing, wire-bond testing, cross sectioning and analysis, and stress and strain analysis.

The lab includes a climate-controlled clean room, as well as an ASM DEK Horizon printer; Parmi SigmaX blue solder paste inspection; Assembly Systems E placement platform; Dage die shear tester, and Rehm 10-zone reflow oven.


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