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The world of electronics has reached a new dimension in terms of preciseness. That is now occurring in PCB microelectronics manufacturing with the onset of infinitesimal measurement and calibration of a variety of assembly tasks associated with PCB microelectronics. Recall from our earlier writings that PCB microelectronics manufacturing is a companion to traditional SMT manufacturing, […]

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Wire bonding as a central focus for PCB microelectronics manufacturing demands considerable attention as part of the overall PCB hybrid manufacturing. In particular, wire bond loops and their pull strength for reliability and integrity are critically important. Those wire bond loops must be accurately and correctly calculated, formed and executed on the microelectronics manufacturing floor […]

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Today, a growing number of OEMs have a sound understanding of how significant PCB hybrid manufacturing is for their new generation of products. That’s because their customers in the medical electronics, mil/aero, commercial, and industrial sectors are demanding greater electronics functionality in smaller, portable devices. This means those devices are based on smaller printed circuit […]

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A number of new terms are entering into today’s PCB discussions. Most of these terms involve those PCBs that continue to shrink, use smaller packaged devices, and have limited real estate. The term, “interposer” is among the newest ones joining such other new terms as PCB hybrid manufacturing, microelectronics, die attach, wire bonding, and others. […]

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Over time, PCB manufacturing has evolved from the traditional through hole, to through hole combined with SMT, and today, a growing number of PCBs are assembled with a combination of SMT and microelectronics or bare die wire bonded onto a substrate or the PCB, itself. Die attach is an integral part of microelectronics. In 2019 […]

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Wire bonding reliability is certainly critical in PCB microelectronics/wire bonding manufacturing. Wire bond integrity is also related to the reliability of a successful and accurate wire bond. In this particular case, there is actual testing to assure the integrity of wire bonding. It’s called wire bonding pull testing. Pull testing performs several methodologies to test […]

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Two major PCB technologies are gaining more attention on the manufacturing floor. Those are wire bonding loops and anisotropic conductive film or ACF, both are especially associated with smaller PCBs. The industry is placing greater emphasis on these smaller boards and rigid-flex circuits for a growing number of PCB applications in the industrial, mil/aero, medical, […]

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The ISO 13485 Standard is synonymous with quality and reliability for medical electronics products. Wire bonding is the newest technology coming on to the PCB assembly floor, and its basic requirements are for high quality and reliability to further support ISO 13485. This renewed call for quality and reliability in wire bonding is emerging due […]

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Wire bonding has traveled far and wide from the early days of semiconductor manufacturing. That’s when wire bonding was used to connect a chip to a package, like the early, early days of dual-in-line (DIP) ceramic and plastic packaging. But today, wire bonding is being performed in microelectronics cleanrooms in PCB assembly and manufacturing areas. […]

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Wire bonding, as shown in Fig. 1, and die shear strength training are inextricably intertwined. Die shear strength is a demanding aspect of wire bonding to assure top quality and reliability to comply with Mil STD 883, Rev. G or Rev. F. In particular, wire bonding and die shear strength testing play prominent roles for […]

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