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Co. Clare, Ireland.
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   Lead Free Inspection

This course clearly explains all the necessary information your personnel need to understand in order to inspect Lead Free SMT and PTH assemblies.

Course Objective:
The objective of this program is to improve individual discrimination skills, i.e. to improve accuracy of discrimination between an 'acceptable' or 'defect' electronic assembly as per the IPC-A-610 series for Lead free assemblies. The program will also teach individuals to consistently and correctly apply the accept/defect criteria. Candidates will be evaluated on their knowledge of the Lead free Inspection material through multiple choice assessments and a practical demonstration workshop.

Course Topics:

Legislation and background to Lead free requirements.
Consequences of Lead free soldering and its associated materials
Equipment and magnification requirements
Inspection Techniques
Hit list of soldering defects
Lead Free solder joint inspection

• Wetting angles

• Solder joint appearance

• Solder Coverage

• Exposed basis metal

• Fillet lift

• Shrink holes

• Voiding

• Lead Free "acceptable" & "defect" PTH samples

• Lead Free "acceptable" & "defect" SMT samples

Lead Free multiple choice accessment

• Includes theoretical and illustration type questions

Lead Free practical inspection workshop

• Inspection of Lead Free PTH and SMT assemblies

• Asssesment of trainees

Course Duration:
1 day

Suitable For:
This course is geared toward all manufacturing personnel who work closely with Electronic components and assemblies.

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