Electronics Forum | Fri Mar 02 15:52:19 EST 2001 | jagman
This happens to be after the water wash process. These are Burn-In boards so an SMT epoxy is used prior to wave. The flux used is Kester 2331ZX. Would using a thinner cause this to occur? The residue is all over the board. Thanks.
Electronics Forum | Fri Mar 02 16:47:39 EST 2001 | traviss
If the thinner you are using is 4662 and the correct amounts that should not be the problem. Is this the first solder operation? I would start by looking for rosen or no clean flux getting on the boards at some point before wave soldering and not bei
Electronics Forum | Tue Mar 06 13:59:39 EST 2001 | dason_c
I have experience to the Kester 2331 water soluble flux long time ago with white residue and it related to the solder masking. Check what kind of the solder mask and ask Kester to do the test for you. Rgds.
Electronics Forum | Fri Mar 02 15:44:26 EST 2001 | traviss
Is this after wave or wash? Its too bad the archives are gone this one has come up a bunch of times. Most of the time its caused by rosen or no clean flux being put through a water wash. There are several other possibilities. You will probably hear w
Electronics Forum | Mon Mar 05 20:53:32 EST 2001 | davef
When you say all over the board, please give more detail. Where are they located? [All over wave soldered portion, laminate only, solder mask only, solder only, specific components only, etc] When you say white residue, what color are they really?
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