Fred Dimock is the Manager of Process Technology at BTU International in Massachusetts.
He holds an Associate Degree in Mechanical Design from Wentworth in Boston and a Bachelors Degree in Ceramic Engineering from the State University of New York at Alfred. (SUNY) His extensive experience in thermal processing includes positions at Corning, General Electric, and Osram-Sylvania before joining BTU.
Fred has assisted many companies with process refinements, and has authored numerous articles on lead free solder, process control, and the operation of continuous furnaces. His papers have been published in English, Chinese, and German. He received “The Best Vendor Presentation” award at the East China SMTA conferences in 2011 and 2012.
He has taught numerous SMTA solder reflow classes and participated in the 5-45 Subcommittee for the development of IPC-7801 Reflow Oven Process Control Standard.
Additionally he wrote the chapter on solder reflow for the Handbook of Electronic Assembly and A Guide to SMTA Certification by Dr Lasky and Jim Hall.