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Gold Embrittlement: When Gold Removal is a Must

We hear/are asked this question all the time. When do I need to remove gold plating and why do I have too? Give us a moment to explain this issue, why it is required, when it is necessary and how removal is usually performed. We will dissect Paragraph 4.5.1 of IPC’s J-STD-001, with guidance from the 001 handbook IPC-HDBK-001 and the Assembly and Joining handbook IPC-AJ-820.

Join us for a few minutes, and as always, bring your questions about gold removal requirements and we will do our best to guide you through this issue.

Topics we will be reviewing are:

  • What is Gold Embrittlement.
  • The reasoning behind removal procedures.
  • The IPC requirements explained.
  • How to address conditions brought on by gold plating.
Course Length: 31 Minutes
Cost: FREE
Presenter(s): Leo Lambert
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