Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 07 13:36:11 EDT 2020 | rieko
I tried to reply to your response, but the site locked the discussion? You gave the information on the bread pans. I was wondering a teflon bread loaf pan would work for SAC?
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 06 15:01:33 EDT 2020 | charliedci
We've used glass (pyrex, corningware) bread pans in the past, not filling them much over 1" deep. It takes a while but leaves solder ingots sized well to drop back in. Have not tried lead free yet, the higher temp could be an issue using same ty
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 06 16:14:42 EDT 2020 | rieko
Thank you! Have a great day. I think we will try bread loaf pans and pyrex. Have a great day!:)
Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 07 13:30:57 EDT 2020 | davef
I have great memories [bad dreams??] of draining solder pots. Previous discussions on SMTnet are worthy of review. Some are here: https://smtnet.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=search_submit&searchstring=bread+pan&collection=site_forum
Electronics Forum | rieko |
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Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 06 15:16:30 EDT 2020 | rieko
We are draining a leaded solder pot
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 06 15:16:39 EDT 2020 | charliedci
More or less, some shrinkage occurs when cool.
Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 09 12:29:12 EDT 2020 | rieko
Can you give me a website for these molds?
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 06 15:14:54 EDT 2020 | rieko
Thank you Charlie! When the solder is cooled they should slide right out, correct?
Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 07 07:21:41 EDT 2020 | relaycz
For lead-free, we had great success with graphite molds from China. As far as I remember, it was about 10$ a piece. Very easy to pop them out too.