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Apr 22, 2021
Rework for Missing Ground Connections
A series of plated holes should have been connected to ground in order to properly perform their function. It would seem easy enough to find ...
Mar 24, 2021
Challenging Connector Rework
A major manufacturer was looking to remove and replace five 170 pin through hole connectors on several multi-layer backplane circuit boards. Naturally there was a ...
Feb 24, 2021
X-Ray Finds Shorts in Drilled Holes
Drilling boards in the post-production environment is tricky work. Certainly if the circuit board is populated with components and other hardware, the setup alone can ...
Jan 21, 2021
Exploding Solder Balls
Manufacturers solder tens of thousands of BGA components every day. Most of this activity occurs in the flow of manufacturing and some during rework. Most ...