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Table 2 Preparation parameters for the polishing of the cross-sections

From: Applying microscopic analytic techniques for failure analysis in electronic assemblies

Step 5 6 7
Abrasive MD-Mol MD-Nap MD-Chem
Suspension Diamond 3 μm Diamond 1 μm OP-S
Rotations per minute 150 150 150
Force (N)/specimen 20 20 20
Time (min) 2 1 0,5
Rotation direction Co-rotation Co-rotation Co-rotation
Lubricant DP-Lubricant red DP-Lubricant red DP-Lubricant blue