Up Close with Claire Hotvedt, Indium Corporation

Eric discusses Indium’s Durafuse LT solder with Claire Hotvedt, Senior Product Development Specialist, Indium. LT stands for low temperature and Claire explains why low temperature solder is the right technology for many of today’s challenges in electronics manufacturing, including sustainability, surprisingly. She describes an initiative with Heller Industries that looked into how lowering the reflow oven temperature impacted carbon emissions. Sustainability is very tightly linked to good manufacturing processes, she says. It’s an eye-opening discussion of the wider implications of using this recently developed low temperature solder.

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