the Conduit

The Saturn Group's Quarterly Newsletter

Q4 2016
To Bake or Not to Bake
I'll always remember the summer of 2004 as the Summer of Lead-Free. Finally, Pb-free circuit boards were going into standard production mode. Assemblers focused the majority of their efforts (often at my behest) on final finish and proper laminate selection. What none of us saw coming, however, was the rash of delamination that would burn the entire industry during that long, hot Lead-free Summer.
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Q3 2016
Lessons in Leadership from my Father
Yash shares the lessons he gleaned from his Father in an inspirational and informative piece he published in the October issue of the PCB Magazine.  He also outlines the details and advantages of the latest equipment installations (Deburr and Phoenix HDI AOI). 
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