|Restriction of Hazardous |
RoHS is European legislation that bans cadmium, hexavalent chromium, lead, mercury, PBBs (polybrominated biphenyls),
and PBDEs (polybrominated diphenyl ethers). Rhombus
Industries is committed to working with our customers to be able to
offer products which meet their specific needs while complying with
RoHS legislation. |
Lead is the only RoHS-banned substance of concern for the products
manufactured by Rhombus Industries. We have traditionally used tin/lead
solder (plating) for the surface finish of leadframes. These packages
are deemed as "leaded." For the majority of those items an RoHS
Compliant version is available with Matte Tin finish leadframe (nickel
underplating). Products that require high temperature internal
solder joints are compliant per the exemption of RoHS Directive
2002/95/EC Annex (para. 7) and are designated by an "R" suffix .
Those Rhombus components that are
available in an entirely lead-free RoHS compliant version have an "LF"
suffix (typically available for self-leaded coils and many bobbin style
For information regarding the specific RoHS status of a given part number, please contact the factory.