Meaning of ACTIVE HOLD-DOWN in English

ACTIVE HOLD-DOWN

The process of pressing a component lead directly in contact with a bonding pad during soldering to ensure intimate contact between the lead and pad. Intimate contact is important for proper heat transfer through the lead to reflow the solder. This is a characteristic of hot bar soldering, which utilizes a thermode to press the leads against the bonding pads.

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