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Excess Flux Residue After Hand Soldering
We observe an excessive amount of flux after hand soldering using flux cored solder. Is this amount of excess flux normal?
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HASL vs. Immersion Gold
For electronic equipment used in corrosive environments hot air solder leveling is suggested as a finish instead of immersion gold. Suggestions?
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Trouble Soldering a PC104 Connector
We are SMT soldering a thru hole PC104 connector? We have tried methods including preforms and are unable to get all pins soldered.
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How to Mask Areas During Conformal Coating
We have PCBs with contact pads for switches. We apply conformal but are having problems efficiently masking the contact pads.
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Conformal Coating Recommendation
We are developing an outdoor LED module. The product needs a 5 year service life. What type of conformal coating do you suggest?
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Source of Wave Solder Bridging
We are having continual lead bridging problems with our wave soldering system. How would you rank likely causes, and areas to investigate?
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Wave Solder Pot Contaminated with Lead
Our wave solder pot contains lead free solder. Analysis indicates it contains 0.12% lead. What can bring this into compliance?
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Solder Bridging Problem on Header Connector
We struggle to eliminate solder bridging during wave soldering on a 10 x 2 row through hole header connector. Do you have any suggestions?
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Dendritic Growth/Contamination at BGA Sites
We have assemblies soldered with active flux that were not properly cleaned. We're experiencing latent failures due to dendritic growth.
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Syringe Dispensed Solder Paste for Hand Soldering
Would you advise using a syringe to dispense solder paste as an alternative to dispensing flux only? What expiration would you apply to the syringes?
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