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Using Deliberate "tombstoning" to Place Parts.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004580D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Feb-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Feb-22

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Marcel Lowe Ching


This publication describes a novel manufacturing technique that enables standard double-sided reflow factories to place vertical or thin components with standard vacuum nozzle and reflow equipment. The two step procedure is based on the idea of not placing compo-nents in their final orientation.