Lead-Free Overview of SMT Manufacturing is Subject of Free, Live Web Seminar on Thurs., Aug. 18 at 11 AM, U.S. E.T. — Hosted by Speedline Technologies —

FRANKLIN, Mass. (PRWEB) July 27, 2005

SMT manufacturers are facing increasingly complex challenges as they work to remove hazardous lead materials from the production of electronic packages. The effort, fueled by environmental considerations and governmental legislation, requires a thorough understanding of both the external impacts of the movement, as well as the equipment, process, and technology considerations in adopting new lead-free practices.


To help, experts from Speedline Technologies will address the issues involved in a free, live, Web seminar, titled “Lead-Free Overview,” on Thursday, August 18th, from 11 AM to 12 Noon, U.S. Eastern time. This seminar will provide an overview of lead-free transition issues, including:


-Definition of a lead-free process


-Regulatory update


-Lead-free alloys: advantages and disadvantages


-Process considerations for equipment selection


-Printed circuit board design considerations


-Process impact on quality


-Failure modes


A Questions & Answers discussion will be included. To register, visit http://www.speedlinetech.com/seminars or call 1-508-541-4749.


Future free, live Web seminars – all scheduled at 11 AM to Noon, U.S. E.T. – include:


-Thurs., Sept. 15: Lead-Free Wave Soldering


-Thurs., Oct. 20: Lead-Free Reflow Soldering


-Thurs., Nov. 17: Tin Whiskers


-Thurs., Dec. 15: Fine Pitch Printing


About Speedline Technologies


Speedline Technologies is the global leader in process knowledge and expertise for the PCB assembly and semiconductor industries. Based in Franklin, Massachusetts, U.S.A., the company markets five best-in-class brands — Accel microelectronics cleaning equipment; Camalot dispensing systems; Electrovert wave soldering, reflow soldering, and cleaning equipment; MPM stencil and screen printing systems; and Protect global services, support, and training solutions. Speedline was named as the “2005 Surface Mount Technology Company of the Year” by Frost & Sullivan.


For more information, visit http://www.speedlinetech.com or contact Speedline at:


USA: Speedline Technologies, 16 Forge Park, Franklin, MA 02038 USA, Tel: 1-508-520-0083, Fax: 1-508-520-2288.


Europe: Speedline Technologies GmbH, Im Gefierth 14, 63303 Dreieich, Germany, Tel: +49 (0)6103/832-0, Fax: +49(0)6103/832-299.


Asia: Speedline Technologies Asia Pte Ltd, 150 Kampong Ampat, #05-08 KA Centre, Singapore 368324, Tel: 65-6286-6635, Fax: 65-6289-9411.



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I am an experienced technical writer holding a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan, Pakistan University. With a background spanning various industries, particularly in home automation and engineering, I have honed my skills in crafting clear and concise content. Proficient in leveraging infographics and diagrams, I strive to simplify complex concepts for readers. My strength lies in thorough research and presenting information in a structured and logical format.

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