Electronics Forum | Thu Jun 07 05:11:42 EDT 2012 | cp38260
Hi, I have pcbs (Duroid/RT 5880) with raw copper, soldered in vapour-phase chamber at 230 degrees Celsius. During soldering, copper gets tarnished. Cleaning with Vigon A250 removes the tarnished layer. Indeed, in the VigonA250 techn. datasheet it is
Electronics Forum | Thu Apr 15 11:15:30 EDT 2004 | patrickbruneel
Pure (red) copper oxide is green, its not a residue its just oxidation. In your case water and heat will accelerate the oxidation process of unplated or unprotected pure copper. The best way to avoid this from happening is use a socket with tin or n
Electronics Forum | Thu Apr 15 08:23:47 EDT 2004 | prod
hi, Having put a copper socket trough a wave soldering machine, and then through a DI wash, the boards have been dried and after a few days a green residue has been noticed on the copper. any suggestions? not drying properly maybe? or could it be th
Electronics Forum | Wed Sep 27 08:28:05 EDT 2006 | AR
Hi all All you wave soldering people, have you had any trouble in keeping the copper level of your SAC solder pots under control? How do you combat the gradual rise of copper contents owing to dissolution from through-hole component leads etc.?