Solder Bridge Challenges During PCB Assembly

Solder bridges aka shorts have become more challenging to deal with for those who fabricate or manufacture printed circuit boards.  A solder bridge or short occurs when a solder is connecting and [...]

A Sticky Situation

The surface tension of liquidus solder exerts a considerable pulling force on a component during reflow. This is why, once upon a time, small components could be relied on to self-align on SMT [...]