It has been sometime since I last posted on our blog. I hope you find the following article helpful and educational.
“Calculating the exact amount of solder paste needed for a given circuit board or for a full production run can be difficult for several reasons, including:
- print deposit variations
- paste left on the stencil and squeegees after the build is complete
- bead size needed for the build (which depends on the squeegee size)
- The theoretical volume of solder paste can be calculated for each board using the Greely Formula and a simple volume calculation.”