Electronic parts may often get exposed to high strains during shocks, vibrations and drop conditions in both commercial and defense applications. In addition, such electronic parts can often be simultaneously exposed to extreme surrounding temperatures between −65°C and 200°C after storage in non-climate-controlled conditions. Electronic equipment can be subjected to strain rates of 1 to 100 per second in shock and vibration. Many of the doped SAC soldering alloys in the electronic components, including SAC-Q, SAC-R, Innolot have found applications in long-term thermal exposure environments. Low temperature high strain-rate properties are needed to assure durability under high temperature storage followed by shock and vibration. There is scarcity of high strain-rate data on alloys exposed to high temperature aging operating at extreme low-temperatures and extremely-high temperatures. For this study, SAC-Q material was tested and analyzed at temperatures from −65°C to 200°C and at a strain rates of from 10 to 75 per second. Following the production and retrieval of the specimens, specimens were stored for isothermal aging for up to 6 months at 100°C temperature, before performing tensile test experiments at various operating temperatures. Stress vs strain curves are formed for the wide range of strain rates and surrounding temperatures. In addition, test results and data were complemented by the Anand viscoplasticity model and by calculating stress-strain behavior, evaluated in a wide range of working temperatures and strains rates.

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