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January 2019

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January 2019

Dear Electronics Colleague -

Happy New Year!

We sure hit the ground running after a nice little break and greatly appreciate all of you for making that possible. As we gear up for APEX in San Diego, we invite you to the following sessions:

Advanced Rework: BGA Reballing and Leadless Devices - Part 1

Date:   Sunday, January 27, 2019

           9:00am - 12:00pm

Advanced Rework: BGA Reballing and Leadless Devices - Part 2

Date:   Sunday, January 27, 2019

           2:00pm - 5:00pm

Presenters: Norman Mier, MIT, Senior Tech. Trainer;  Jodi Johnson, MIT

More info on APEX tech. sessions here.

Registration

Wishing a healthy and successful New Year!

Best Regards,

 

Dan Patten 

GM, BEST Inc.



Course Highlight -
IPC/WHMA-A-620 CIT

IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies, has become the most important process, materials, and inspections standard for the cable and wire harness industry. Developed with support from the Wire Harness Manufacturers' Association, the document and training has earned an international reputation as the source for end-product acceptance.


The IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) certification prepares individuals to deliver Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) training and helps enhance employee skills and performance. Additionally, certification demonstrates your commitment to continuous improvement of product quality and reliability, and greatly facilitates certification to ISO or other quality assurance initiatives.

Upcoming Courses:
February 19 - 22, 2019 

@ Detroit, MI location

March 18 - 21, 2019 

@ Chicago, IL location

If you have any questions or are interested in pricing information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 224-387-3256.

BGA Reballing - Webinar

BEST is teaming up with SMTA to offer a webinar on "BGA Reballing - Theory and Hands-on." This webinar is a "how to" guide for BGA reballing intended for PCB rework and repair depots, as well as device reclaimers.



Overview:

The first half of the webinar will cover the need for reballing of BGAs, CSPs and other devices. The second half will focus on the equipment set recommended for reballing and the various process steps for reballing a device. A variety of different methods for both deballing and reballing will be discussed with the various advantages and disadvantages discussed to each approach. Other topics include: inspection of the reballed components, the type of reliability testing data currently available, and ideas for developing your own specifications.

This webinar is designed for process engineers, rework technicians, and others interested in repairing electronics.

Date:  February 19th, 2019

        12:00pm - 1:30pm CST

Price:  $25 member /

           $95 non-member

Instructor Bio:

Bob Wettermann is the owner of BEST Inc. Bob is an IPC Master Instructor and has been involved in the electronics assembly and repair market for 18+ years. He holds several patents in the fields of surface science, industrial controls and PCB rework. He is a BSEE from the University of Illinois/Champaign.

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