Lexington, SC, November 2019 – Weller Tools, the world’s No.1 brand in hand soldering solutions, announces that it is providing two soldering stations to support the SMTA Space Coast Chapter’s Third Annual Soldering Challenge at the upcoming exhibition and Tech Forum. The event will take place at 1 p.m. on November 20 at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL.
During the challenge, 48 contestants, divided into 8 heats, will be assigned the task of building a standard IPC mechanical sample circuit card assembly, using current soldering methods and materials, within a specified time frame. Tools will be furnished by participating vendors and suppliers, including Weller. Prizes will be awarded to the most and best solder joints per IPC610 completed during the challenge.
In addition to donating two soldering stations for the Soldering Challenge, Weller is co-hosting the technical symposium with KIC, Indium Corporation and MicroCare Corporation.
Scheduled to take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., the focus of the full-day reliability event is to gather electronics industry leaders to deliver presentations in the areas of their expertise. Four technical presentations will be presented:
- Industry 4.0 the Next Revolution – Smart Factory, MB Allen, KIC
- Understanding Reliability of Low-Temperature Solders and New Developments in Low-Temperature Solder Materials, Kim Flanagan, Indium
- Reliability of Robotics for Electronic Manufacturing, Bubba Powers, Weller Professional Tools
- Cleaning for Reliability in Electronics, Emily Peck, MicroCare
The symposium is open to both SMTA member and non-members. Contact the SMTA Space Coast to register.
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