IPC-J-STD-001G-AM1: Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies
IPC J-STD-001D-Am 1 provides the first major revision of the J-STD-001 cleanliness requirements in over 25 years and changes how the industry will address cleaning and residue requirements. Highlights of this amendment include, unless otherwise specified by the User, a requirement for Manufacturers of Class 2 and Class 3 product to quality soldering and/or cleaning processes that result in acceptable levels of flux and other residues where "…the use of the 1.56 μg/NaCl equivalence/cm2 value for ROSE (Resistivity of Solvent Extract), with no other supporting objective evidence, is not considered an acceptable basis for qualifying a manufacturing process…"
Accompanying this product will be a copy of IPC-WP-019A, An Overview on Global Change in Ionic Cleanliness Requirements. This white paper, prepared by a subtask team of the 5-22A Task Group working on J-STD-001G Am 1, explains the history behind the changes and provides the reader with the context by which the new requirements should be viewed.