BEST: Phil Zarrow to Teach SMT Assembly Boot Camp in Chicago


Reading time ( words)

BEST has announced that renowned subject matter expert Phil Zarrow will be in Chicago teaching a 3 day course on SMT assembly November 29 through December 1, 2016.

This class is for those wanting to get a high-level view of SMT assembly and have their questions answered by an instructor with decades of experience and expertise in the field of board assembly. Engineers who are new to this field, applications engineers employed by device manufacturers, and PCB designers would do well to spend three days in this seminar/tour-formatted class.

The class will be both theoretical and practical, with local tours and demonstration augmenting the learning. As in all of his classes, Zarrow will include a mix of war stories, funny anecdotes and real-world experiences.

The outline of the class is:

  • Introduction
  • PCB fab
  • Solder paste
  • Stencil design
  • Printing parameters
  • Component placement
  • Overview of the placement process in SMT tour
  • Analysis of the reflow process and profiling 
  • Wave soldering
  • Cleaning and cleanliness testing
  • Testing 

In addition students will be invited along for local tours of a PCB fab, stencil fab, x-ray and ICT/flying probe testing facility.

About Phil Zarrow

Zarrow is a popular speaker and workshop instructor and is the principal of ITM Consulting, an SMT process consulting firm. He has chaired and instructed at numerous seminars and conferences in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. He has published many technical papers and magazine articles as well as contributed a number of chapters to industry books including "SMT Glossary-Terms and Definitions." Zarrow holds two US patents concerning PCB fabrication and assembly processes and audit methodologies. 

About Business Electronics Soldering Technologies (BEST)

Headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, BEST is a master IPC-certified solder and wire harness training center certifying students and instructors in IPC-A-620, J-STD-001, IPC-A-610 and IPC 7711/21. In addition, BEST is a supplier of PCB rework and repair services as well as tools for those services in the communications, computer, industrial, automotive, avionic and military sectors.

 

Share

Print


Suggested Items

Juan Arango on Koh Young’s New U.S. Headquarters

10/27/2019 | Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
At a recent open house, Managing Director Juan Arango talks about his role in the company’s transition from their Arizona facility to a new headquarters located outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Juan details many of the benefits customers can expect, including brand new spaces dedicated to customer demos as well as training.

SMTAI 2019: Chris Bastecki on Low-temperature Solder Challenges and Products

10/14/2019 | Real Time with...SMTAI
Chris Bastecki, director of global PCB assembly at Indium Corporation, discussed challenges of low-temperature solder and the company's new product, Durafuse LT, which provides novel properties and reliability.

Real Time with... SMTAI 2019 Video Interviews

10/09/2019 | Real Time with...SMTAI
The SMTA International Conference and Exhibition 2019, which took place September 22–26, 2019, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, concluded successfully. For those of you who were not able to make it to the show, catch our video interviews with the movers and shakers of the electronics industry. We've updated our video presentation for a better experience for our users, so check it out!



Copyright © 2019 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.