…these parts were obsolete and were very likely to be the last 36 in the world not currently fitted to PCBs, plus the fact that the end product that these parts were destined for was a crucial part of infrastructure for our armed forces…
There are certain types of LGA’s and QFN’s that use the pad layout using solder resist defined pads. The problem with this kind of footprint is that the slight height gap between the solder resist and the pad can lead to the creation of voids when reflowed onto a PCB.
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