RoHS design

Non-compliant evaluation tools

Seems to be a bit of a fuss in mainland Europe at present in respect of semiconductor development tools, their RoHS status, and why are some manufacturer’s still supplying non-compliant parts. Back in 2006 I can clearly remember the concerns around “semiconductor evaluation boards” often referred to as…

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Lead-free problems for the Xbox

Tests in the US concluded that lead-free solders were no better, or worse, than traditional lead based solder, just different, and overall provide no benefit to the environment, especially if lead is adequately controlled. Not enough to allow for an exemption but this would have been thought provoking when…

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