Solutions for Controllers, Buffers and DDR’s BGA devices
Ironwood Electronics has Grypper sockets for all your BGA components used on Memory cards – Contoller, Buffers and DDR’s.
The Ironwood Grypper sockets are great for enabling fast east swap out of BGA device for development sorting and failure analysis. The Grypper socket allow you to simply snap in the BGA device into the socket – No Lid needed. The Grypper sockets are the same size as the device, “ZERO FOOTPRINT SOCKET”, so they will reflow directly onto the same area as the original device. The Grypper has excellent electrical performance to 40 Ghz @ -1dB.
The DDR sockets, have a pre attached solder ball for easy attachment. They can be ordered with SAC 305 or Eutectic solder balls. You can also purchase the sockets without the pre attached solder ball, and use a Stencil for solder paste. This allows the customer to use any type solder paste. The Stencils are used 1 for each socket.
There are several varieties of all these sockets and we most likely have the design complete for your application.