Category Archives: Soldering


Dec05
Both solder joint bridging and open solder joint happen at same BGA?

Is that possible both solder joint bridging and open solder joint defect happen at same BGA (Ball Grid Array) or CSP (Chip Scale Package) device? It is hard to see both solder joint bridging and open solder joint defect happen … Continue reading

Nov14
How to print solder paste on PC Board and screen printing notices?

Printing the solder paste on the PCB (Printed Circuit Board) and go through reflow oven to re-melt the solder paste and solder the electronic components on PCB is most common process in today’s electronics manufacturing industry. Printing the solder paste … Continue reading

Jun19
Increase solder paste volume will improve the MLCC capacitor broken?

Recently WorkingBear got complaint from R&D and ask increase the solder paste volume on the MLCC (Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitor)  component pads to improve the capacitor broken issue. R&D said he had verified that the capacitor’s footprint in the board design … Continue reading

Apr07
Solution to the Drop of First-Side Part during the Second Reflow Soldering

First of all, with the rapid growth of mobile phone technology, the Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) in mainland China sometimes meet serious labor shortage. Second, the Industry 4.0 promotes the requirement of factory automation for each EMS. Therefore, many parts … Continue reading

Mar09
Process Impact of Substituting SMD Parts with Paste-In-Hole Parts

Today, one question from my boss, “Is there any difference or influence on the process and design if we like to convert the SMD parts to DIP type and go through the PIH(Paste-In-Hole) process?” Later, I realized that the question … Continue reading