Reliability of Circuit Assemblies Workshop



Melbourne, FL

Mack Technologies
7505 Technology Dr.
West Melbourne, FL 32904

Tampa, FL

The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa
7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa, FL 33607


June 27, 2019

Workshop Details

In the demanding world of electronic assembly, profits and losses are influenced directly by reliability. Today's customers demand the highest levels of product reliability frequently at the lowest possible costs. The Improving Reliability of Circuit Assemblies Workshops feature experts from several fields all pertaining to reliability.

This is a technical (non-commercial) workshop.

This free workshop features experts covering:

  • New IPC J-STD001-G Cleanliness Testing Standard -
    What’s New? What Stays the Same?

  • Cleaning Processes and Equipment Best Practices

  • Environmental Mitigation

  • Cleanliness Assessment

  • Cleaning Chemicals (water based and solvent)

  • Conformal Coating Best Practices

  • Soldering Materials 

  • Failure Analysis

  • PBCA Risk Mitigation

  • Many Other Best Practice Reliability-Based Topics

Our Presenters

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Dr. Rakesh Kumar

More info on Dr. Rakesh

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More info on Terry

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8:30AM Registration and Breakfast

Networking and an opportunity to meet the speakers who are experts in their field and ask specific questions about your process challenges.

”Contamination, Harsh Environments, and a New IPC Cleanliness Testing Standard - The Perfect Storm of Change”
Michael Konrad - President/CTO Aqueous Technologies
Presentation Abstract

10:15 AM Break

10:30 AM
”pH Neutral and Alkaline Cleaning Agents – Market Expectation & Field Performances”
Kalyan Nukala - M.S.Ch.E. Application Engineer - ZESTRON Americas
Presentation Abstract

11:30AM Lunch

12:15 PM
”PCBA Risk Mitigation Through Solder Paste and Flux Best Practices”
Tony Lentz – Chemist/Application Technology, FCT Assembly

Presentation Abstract -HERE-

1:15PM Break

1:30 PM
”Advances in Conformal Coatings for Improving Reliability of Innovative Electronics”
Dr. Rakesh Kumar – Vice President of Technology - Specialty Coating Systems
Presenting in Melbourne and Tampa
Presentation Abstract

2:30 PM Break

2:45 PM
“Process Residues and their Impact on Product Reliability”
Terry Munson - Founder/President - Foresite
Presentation Abstract

3:45 PM Expert Panel Discussion (Q&A)
This is a time to ask more questions and discuss specific topics not covered in the day's presentations. 

4:15 PM Adjourn


Our Mission

To provide valuable, relevant, and non-commercial technical information on best practice and environmentally responsible methods to improve the reliability of circuit assemblies.