Dictionary

Text Term / Abbr Acronym
Pin-In-Hole Pin-In-Hole See "Intrusive Soldering"
Pin-In-Paste Pin-In-Paste See "Intrusive Soldering"
Printed Component Printed Component A part (such as resistor, capacitor, inductor, or transmission line) that is formed as part of the conductive pattern of a printed board.
Process Indicator Process Indicator A process indicator is a condition (not a defect) that identifies a characteristic that does not affect the form, fit or function of a product. Process indicators should be monitored as a part of the process control system. When the number of process indicators indicate abnormal variation in the process or identify an undesirable trend, then the process should be analyzed. This may result in action to reduce the variation and improve yields.
Quad Flad J-Lead (QFJ) Quad Flad J-Lead (QFJ) A generic rectangular component package, containing an electronic device, with leads on all four sides that are formed in a "J" shape.
Quad Flad Pack (QFP) Quad Flad Pack (QFP) A generic rectangular component package, containing an electronic device, with leads on all four sides that are formed in a "gullwing" shape.
Quad Flad Pack with Bumper (QFPB) Quad Flad Pack with Bumper (QFPB) A QFP package with a guarding bumper
Reflow soldering Reflow soldering The joining of surfaces that have been tinned and/or have solder between them, placing them together, heating them until the solder flows, and allowing the surface and the solder to cool in the joined position.
Resist (Mask) Resist (Mask) See "Mask"
Rigid-Flex Printed Board Rigid-Flex Printed Board A printed board with both rigid and flexible base materials.