Sunday, April 26, 2009

Intel Gets the Lead Out


Intel Corp. took another measurement towards being greener while announcing than they will cease employing the wire in its new microprocessors. The company, described on front for their green initiatives of building, new TreeHugger, plus small piece and computer-built-in board of surfing (? ! ?), will start the process without lead with the line of Penryn of the processors made using a process of 45 nanometers. Intel had functioned to eliminate the wire from its pieces during several years -- in 2002, when it began the Flash memory of forwarding which employed the welding without lead made starting from tin, of the money and copper. From here 2004, the company managed to replace the major part of the welding of wire (approximately 95%) used in its whole of piece and the processors with their new tin-money-copper weld -- and the development efforts were expensive. In 2005, a director of Intel indicated the company had spent $100 million to develop the alternate material to replace the wire in welding employed to pack up pieces; the result has secret sauce - type the cocktail of welding which employs a tin-money-copper alloy. The variation in materials of welding will not affect the execution of the pieces, according to the company. While this particular advertisement does not do anything to promote the combat against E-waste the explosion (which can be the larger problem with electronics), less toxins in electronics (and E-waste, if not correctly disencumbered) is certainly a good thing. Read more with: : Data processing: : ARS Technica and: : World of PC

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