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Solder Ball Sorter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037980D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Emerick, AJ Marsh, EL Miller, TL [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is an apparatus to sort solder balls used as preforms for the tinning operations. Typical defects which are sorted out as defective are as follows: 1. Multiple balls (single balls fused together) 2. Out of round balls 3. Debris