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From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: gold flash on pcb
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 00:05:19 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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Boris Mohar wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Nov 2002 00:04:06 -0000, "R. Lewis"
> >I need a small non-tarnishing contact area on a pcb and have specified a
> >gold flash finish.
> >Q&A are now asking me how they can check that it is gold in the required
> >areas other than a vague 'well it looks different from the tinned surface'.
> >Any help?
> >Ta everso.
> You also asked for a copper PCB. Ask them what method they use to check
> that it is copper and what thickness is it. That will take their minds of
> the gold. Than again beware that arguing with a QC inspector is like
> wrestling with a pig in mud. The pig enjoys it.
And you can teach the pig a lot easier than someone from QA (or QC)
Michael A. Terrell
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