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April 27th Technical Presentation



Wednesday, April 27th   2016  ... 5:30 PM.... See below to RSVP on Line

Islandia Marriott Long Island

3635 Express Drive North

Islandia, NY 11749-5319

Phone: 631.232.3000

SMTA Long Island Chapter Presents


The Status of Lead-Free Implementation Ten Years into RoHS


Ronald C. Lasky, PhD, PE

Senior Technologist, Indium Corp

Professor, Dartmouth College

RoHS went into effect on July 1, 2006 amid myriad concerns.  It is now almost 10 years later.  How have things worked out?  This talk will attempt to answer this question.

A brief overview of the implementation of RoHS will be given, followed by discussions on:

·         Popular and niche lead-free alloys

·         New alloys

·         Reliability performance of alloys

·         New failure modes?

·         Does lead-free have any benefits

·         Process implementation

·         Lead-free for the exemptee

·         Sourcing difficulties

·         The End of Medical and Control Instrument Exemptions

·         Halogen Free

·         Tin whiskers and tin pest

·         What might happen in the next 5-10 years




Meeting and Dinner Buffet (Cash Bar):


For Individual and Corporate Participating Members: 

$0.00...Great Deal! ...our way of saying "Thanks" for all your support!


Non Members:   

Dinner and meeting only without membership...$35.00 

 Join the SMTA...Individual Membership $75.00 / $50.00 Corporate   Participating Membership Enrollment 

Enrollment includes 1 year SMTA membership; free attendance and dinner at this meeting... This is a great deal!  

 Due to room size we may be limited to 50 attendees...please RSVP on line. 

To RSVP, please click here, or copy and paste the following address into your web browser:

 Sharon Dietrich 631 981-0909,  Tom Zanatta 631-738-4208

Chapter Calendar of Events
Date / Time Event Location Phone Contact/Email
April 27, 2016
Chapter Meeting Islandia Marriott 631 981-0909   sharon Dietrich

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President : Sharon B. Dietrich  (Cygnus Automation, Inc.)
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