Humor from the Semiconductor Industry...



Which IC packages are insincere? The plastic ones.

How do defective diodes cheat in exams? By leakage.

What is an affair with a Process Statistician called? Correlation.

Why is a biscuit maker like a Die Prep engineer? They're both afraid of broken wafers.

How did the metal atoms move out of their country? By electromigration.

Which station is always after big-time criminals in the US? FVI.

What do DTFS engineers with marital problems apply for? Singulation.

Why are failure analysts not popular? Because they're fault finders.

What is a husband who abandons his wife called? A reliability failure.   

Which assembly station always starts good in a game but loses in the end? Lead Finish.

Why do big capacitors earn more than small ones? Because they charge more.

Why is soggy die overcoat terminally ill? Because it wasn't cured.

What do swimmers and narrow metal lines have in common? They're both afraid of large currents.  

How did the magnetic coil get into the Hall of Fame? By induction.

What did the integrated circuit say when it was enlightened? IC.   

What did the diamond wheel say after it has been mounted? Close the door, I'm dressing.

How can you tell if a wirebond operator is problematic? If all the bondwires come out depressed.

Why is the capacitor no longer in military service? It was discharged.

What did one bond pad say to the other one that experienced non-sticking? You have no balls!    

What do crooked lawyers and leadframes have in common?  They both undergo debarring.

What type of surgery did the IC with hernia undergo? Ball lifting. 

Why are DTFS toolings hard to forget? Because their first impressions last.

What does an unhappily married Test operator call her husband? A functional failure.   

What assembly station is also Dr. No's favorite expression? Die Bond.

What did Mr. Wedge and his son do when they went camping? Wedge Bonding.

Why was the failure analyst slapped by his girlfriend? Because he was microprobing.  

What happens when a poorly endowed Mold technician makes love with a very experienced Mold operator? Incomplete Filling. 

Why did the transistor lose its money lending business? Because it has a bad collector.

What is the immoral IC hiding in his closet? Leadframes.  

What did the IC package grow to look more masculine? Solder whiskers.

How does the DTFS system entertain the IC package? By showing them the strippers.





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