• on Education & Information
  • Published in issue 10/2008 on page 22
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SMT of the Future

Whatever next to solder (or not)?

SMT of the Future
So you finally mastered hand soldering a 0805 package and now you’re expected to migrate to 0603 and next up is 0402! Did you know that there exist 0101 size resistors? That’s 0.3 mm by 0.22 mm! Imagine hand soldering such a part when just seeing it is a challenge on its own. That’s why our foxy browser was fired up to prepare ourselves for what we may have to mount (on boards) tomorrow.
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