Home > Industry news

Cracked Joint on a Printed Circuit Board-WAVE SOLDERING DEFECTS

Cracking of a solder joint on a plated through joint is uncommon; in Figure 1 the solder joint is on a single-sided board. The joint has failed due to expansion and contraction of the lead in the joint. In this case the fault lies with the initial design as the board is not meeting the requirements of its operating environment. Single-sided joints can fail during assembly due to poor handling but in this case the surface of the joint shows stress lines which have been produced during repeated movement.

Figure 1: Crack on a single-sided board was caused by repeated movement during processing
Figure 1: Stress lines here indicate that this crack on a single-sided board was caused by repeated movement during processing.

Figure 2 shows a crack around the base of the fillet and has separated from the copper pad. This is most likely to be related to the basic solderability of the board. Wetting between the solder and the pad surface has not occurred leading to joint failure. Cracking of joints would normally occur due to the thermal expansion of a joint and this would relate to the original design of the product. It is not very common for failures to occur today due to the experience and pre testing conducted by many leading electronics companies.

Figure 2: Lack of wetting between the solder and the pad surface caused this crack at the base of a fillet
Figure 2: Lack of wetting between the solder and the pad surface caused this crack at the base of a fillet.

Flason Electronic Co.,ltd provide a full smt assembly line solutions, including SMT reflow ovenwave soldering machinepick and place machinesolder paste printerPCB loaderPCB unloaderchip mounterSMT AOI machine,SMT SPI machineSMT X-Ray machineSMT assembly line equipmentPCB production Equipment smt spare partsetc any kind SMT machines you may need, please contact us for more information: wechat whatsapp:008613691605420, Skype: flasonsmt, Email: sales@flason-smt.com

FAQ

1) This is the first time I use this kind of machine, is it easy to operate?

There is English manual or guide video that show you how to use machine.

If you still have any question, please contact us by e-mail / skype/ phone /trademanager online service.

2) If machine have any problem after I receive it, how can I do ?

Free parts send to you in machine warranty period.

If the part is less than 0.5KG, we pay the postage.

If it exceeds 0.5KG, you need to pay the postage.

3) MOQ ?

1 set machine, mixed order is also welcomed.

4) How can I buy this machine from you? ( Very easy and flexible !)

A. Consult us about this product on line or by e-mail.

B. Negotiate and confirm the final price , shipping , payment methods and other terms.

C. Send you the proforma invoice and confirm your order.

D. Make the payment according to the method put on proforma invoice.

E. We prepare for your order in terms of the proforma invoice after confirming your full payment.

And 100% quality check before shipping.

F.Send your order by air or by sea.

5)Why choose us ?

A. Gold supplier on Alibaba !

B. Trade assurance to US$54,000 !

C. Best price & Best shipping & Best service !


Contact information

CONTACT US

Contact: Mr Tommy

Phone: +86 13691605420

Tel: 0755-85225569

Email: sales@flason-smt.com

Add: Flason Industry park Shajing Town Baoan district shenzhen China 518104