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Top 5 Reasons for Solder Joint Failure

Posted by Tyler Ferris on Feb 7, 2018 11:41:00 AM

Solder joint reliability is often a pain point in the design of an electronic system. A wide variety of factors affect solder joint reliability, and any one of them can drastically affect joint lifetime in a negative way. Properly identifying and mitigating potential causes of solder joint failure during the design and manufacturing process can prevent costly and difficult to solve problems later in a product lifecycle. Some of the most commonly observed solder joint failure contributors to consider are described here.

Topics: solder fatigue, solder joint reliability

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