Gold fingers are normally located on the periphery of the printed circuit board and therefore are more exposed to damage either due to stress, handling, or solder splash during the wave soldering process.
- Jul 22, 2015
A vast majority of ICs are purchased in lead free format only. To help with the transition, lead free solder was introduced. However, the only downfall was that it wasn’t as good as lead solder e.g. it began to fail at high temperatures in comparison to lead solder which was able to withstand these conditions.
- Jul 17, 2015
Mr.Tony Boswell presented and spoke about Obsolescence Solutions and how safe IC recovery is going to be one of the methods to effectively tackle this problem. The participants were interested in this as a solution, and were very engaged in what Tony had to say.
- Jul 9, 2015
Retronix offer industry leading Automated Alloy Conversion & Retinning service. We also work directly with your IC suppliers at an agreed price for Lead Free to Lead conversion.
Retronix offer a suite of services aimed at resolving production issues faced by OEM's & CEM's . Fully conforming to all major industry standards, Retronix are a preferred supplier for IC / PCB Rework.
IC Suppliers (Franchised & Non-Franchised)
Retronix can help you enter or increase market share in the lucrative Defence, Aerospace industry. We also have a suite of IC Tests that identify faulty, damaged or counterfeit devices.
Electronic Service Repair
Have service repairs with no/low stock to resolve the problem? We have solutions that reduce purchasing costs & help re-use hard to find or valuable IC's from failed boards or scrap.