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How Rauland Reduced SMT related defects by over 50%;
Increased throughput by over 20% and saved $1 million in three months
Rauland is an 80-year integrated communications technology company that builds nurses call stations and school bell systems. Experiencing a large number of defects and disruptions in the SMT line, Rauland SMTA certified process engineer Jimmy Crow, who runs a factory that builds four- to eight-layer PCBs, replace
BGA, CBGA, QFNs, typical double-sided boards, with their smallest part to date an 042-Aperio, sought to mitigate them. His goal was to increase throughput while maintaining ideal quality.
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