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J-STD-003 Printed Board Testing

J-STD-003 “Solderability Tests for Printed Boards” is the defining standard prescribing test methods, defect definitions and illustrations for assessing the solderability of printed board surface conductors, attachment lands, and plated-through holes utilizing either tin/lead or lead-free solders.

If you are responsible in any way to assure that the printed circuit boards being utilized in your electronic assemblies meet the necessary demands for the soldering process, or that the PCBs being fabricated by your firm meet strict solderability criteria, then this is the program for you.

The objective of this program is to provide an in depth understanding of the solderability test methods described in this standard and to determine the ability of printed board surface conductors, attachment lands, and plated-through holes to wet easily with solder and to withstand the rigors of the printed board assembly processes.

Several test methods are described by which both the surface conductors (and attachment lands) and plated-through holes may be evaluated for solderability. Test A, Test B, Test C, Test D and Test E for tin/lead solder processes and Test A1, Test B1, Test C1, Test D1 and Test E1 for lead-free solder processes, unless otherwise agreed upon between vendor and user. In most instances, Test A and Test C for tin/lead solder processes, Test A1 and Test C1 for lead-free solder processes are used as default solderability tests.

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Welcome to eTraining from EPTAC

Now, in addition to our classroom and onsite training programs, you can enjoy the convenience of online training with live interaction and instruction from EPTAC’s Master Instructors. Add convenience and cut expenses by registering online today.

Note: Documents Required

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY: This program requires the attendee, prior to class, to purchase the J-STD-003 “Solderability Tests for Printed Boards” standard if you do not currently own one, so that you can easily follow along.

Standards can be purchased through our product group by contacting Cheryl Fisher at[email protected]. Please allow at least two weeks prior to class for shipping.
This class is being offered at the following dates and times:

Date: December 01, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Course Length: 4 Hours
Cost: 99
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Welcome to eTraining from EPTAC

Now, in addition to our classroom and onsite training programs, you can enjoy the convenience of online training with live interaction and instruction from EPTAC’s Master Instructors. Add convenience and cut expenses by registering online today.

Standard(s) and Document(s) Required

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

  • Once registered, you are required to order the relative standard(s) needed for class if you do not already have them. They can be found by clicking on the order buttons above. Any additional document(s) will be sent to the registrant’s email from EPTAC Corporation in PDF format. These materials will be needed to participate in class.

Exam Proctoring Requirements (Now with Remote Proctoring)

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

  • Now with stay-at-home/office remote proctoring for certification testing.
  • EPTAC’s got you covered. Exams required for IPC Certification and Recertification can be proctored remotely via IPC EDGE or with an EPTAC Certified Master IPC Instructor. Ask us how we can help find an option for you either remotely in a stay-at-home/office environment or with one of our Instructors.
  • Note: Once enrolled, download of Remote Proctoring Software is required.
  • Contact EPTAC ([email protected]) or 1.800.643.7822 to coordinate your exam delivery.

System Requirements

FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

  • Note: Once enrolled, download of Remote Proctoring Software is required. You will receive a link to do so.
  • FOR IT DEPARTMENTS (Information ONLY, NO need to download): LockDown Browser Software
  • Online Programs can be launched from your browser. See TEST YOUR COMPUTER below.
  • ZOOM Account (Optional). You can download the ZOOM APP FREE (This is free. Sign up for a basic plan using the same registration email for this class. Sign Up Here)
  • Already have a ZOOM Account? Perfect. Register for this course with the same login email address you use with ZOOM.
  • TEST YOUR COMPUTER: Just to make sure you are ready to go, to test your computer or mobile device so that you are ready to go, click here for more information.

If you are experiencing any problems, please contact Customer Support at [email protected].

All attendees will receive:

  • J-STD-003 (Excludes eTraining attendees. Students attending one of our traditional classroom settings will receive a copy of the J-STD-003 with their enrollment.)

Welcome and Orientation

  • Overview of Program Structure
  • Scope and Purpose of J-STD-003
  • Relative Terms and Definitions
  • Testing Equipment and Specifications
  • Test Methods and Graphing Procedures
  • Testing Protocol and Procedures
  • Visual Inspection with Accept/Reject Understanding
  • Review and Additional Question and Answer Session
  • Final Wrap Up

For a More Interactive Experience:

  • FOR eTRAINING PARTICIPANTS ONLY: This program requires the attendee to purchase the J-STD-003 “Solderability Tests for Printed Boards” standard if you do not currently own one, prior to class, so that you can easily follow along.
  • Standards can be purchased through our product group by contacting Cheryl Fisher at[email protected]. Please allow at least two weeks prior to class for shipping.