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- What are the advantages and disadvantages of the gull wing design versus flat leads?
Superior self alignment performance based on the surface tension of molten solder during mounting on the customer's board, even with some displacement Θ .
The leads themselves are shorter, and with the lack of a bended section board bending stress after mounting and mounting strength are concerns. However, even the flat lead design possesses sufficient absolute strength and should pose no problems for practical use.