VIRTUAL: External Visual Inspection per MIL-STD-883 TM 2009 (8/30/2024)


Instructor: Thomas Green

Description: This course covers the visual inspection criteria for hermetic packaged microelectronic devices and similar devices and a review of typical plastic package defects in accordance with best commercial practices. Color photographs of actual production defects are reviewed and discussed in detail. The students are exposed to a variety of defects and the instructor explains why the defects are critical to the reliability of the end product.

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Topics include:

  • Weld and Seal defects
  • Glass and ceramic feedthrough defects e.g. meniscus cracking Package marking and pin/lead defects
  • Inspection Criteria for Microelectronic Packages and Covers Foreign Material Identification and Contamination Control
  • Review applicable criteria in JESD 9C
  • Plastic Package Defects