Weller Tools, the world’s No.1 brand in hand soldering solutions, is co-hosting a technical symposium with industry partners KIC, Indium Corporation and MicroCare Corporation at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 during SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum.
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.
Bubba Powers, Manager, Technical Services for Weller Professional Tools – North America, will discuss the Reliability of Robotics for Electronics Manufacturing, which gives an overview of the process of automation in the soldering workplace, and discusses what factors are critical for high-reliability electronics in both manual and automated manufacturing environments.
Also presenting at the SMTA-sponsored symposium will be Indium Corporation’s Kim Flanagan, Technical Support Engineer. Her presentation, Understanding Reliability of Low-Temperature Solders and New Developments in Low-Temperature Solder Materials, will discuss the efforts that have gone into researching and developing low-temperature solder options to address the reliability concerns and environmental limitations of Bi-Sn alloys.
In addition, Emily Peck, MicroCare Senior Chemist, will present Cleaning for Reliability in Electronics, illustrating how electronics cleaning can be an important tool for enhancing performance and reliability.
Finally, MB Allen, KIC’s Manager, Applications & Sales in the Americas, will present Industry 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution – The Smart Factory, which will focus on answering questions about today’s trends and how they relate to the manufacturing environment and also will include an example of "Smart Factory“ technology.
The symposium is open to both SMTA member and non-members. Contact the SMTA Space Coast to register.