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September 29, 2021
Questions to Ask When Salvaging Components
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Have you heard this one before? A manager walks into a meeting and is told that there is one million dollars worth of circuit assemblies that are scrap because of ... fill in the blank. Yee Gads! How could that happen? There are a whole lot of reasons why circuit boards are scrapped, and it is safe to say that none of them are good. At Circuit Technology Center we're in the business of saving circuit boards and components. We're able to ...
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Reflow Profile for Mixed Lead-Free and Leaded
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What changes are required for using tin/lead paste on lead-free circuit boards? Does the oven profile have to be adjusted for lead-free boards, or does the tin/lead solder paste determine the oven profile ...
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Circuit Technology Center Announces Facility Expansion
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Circuit Technology Center announces that it has expanded its Haverhill, Massachusetts facility by over 10,000 square feet.

This facility expansion will allow more manufacturing floor space to accommodate additional equipment and personnel supporting circuit board repair/rework, BGA re-balling, component tinning services ...

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How To Restore Missing Internal Layer Connections
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Several multilayer backplanes were mistakenly manufactured with missing plating for 24 holes on each board. The top and bottom side pads were in place, but the holes had no plating thus the inner layers we not connected ...
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Circuit Technology Center
Implications of the 2021 Microchip Shortage
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The underlying vulnerabilities of global supply chains are obvious. And there is no more far-reaching example of that than the semiconductor industry ...
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Trivia
Of these materials, which has the highest and which has the lowest thermal conductivity? Aluminum, Copper, Carbon (diamond), Carbon (graphite), Silver, or Tin/Lead Solder.
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"People cannot be managed. Inventories can be managed, but people must be led."
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