IPC-TR-486: Report on Round Robin Study to Correlate Interconnect Stress Test (IST) with Thermal Stress/Microsectioning Evaluations for Detecting the Presence of Inner-layer Separations
This technical report provides full detail of the round robin study charged with assessing the use of Interconnect Stress Test (IST) as a test for incoming inspection in lieu of Thermal Stress in the detection of innerlayer separations in plated-through holes. Includes background on the Post Separation Task Group, test results, round robin test plan, conclusions and test methods used. 51 pages. Released July 2001.