Electronics Forum | Wed Mar 12 12:28:52 EDT 2008 | operator
I recently witnessed a process in which the solder pot operator used Techspray WSOL water soluble masking to cover the areas around a connector that was to be soldered on the solder pot. He did not wait for the WSOL to cure. He soldered immediately.
Electronics Forum | Fri Mar 14 11:18:29 EDT 2008 | operator
The way it works is the liquid solder immediatley cures (or should I say burns) the WSOL where ever it touches it. This hardens and keeps it in place and protects whatever is under it. Some of the WSOL falls of in the pot. I am suprised that the burn
Electronics Forum | Wed Mar 12 16:30:45 EDT 2008 | operator
I witnessed this at our sister company. It seems to be their standard process. It is not my place to interfere with their processes. I was just curious if there was any chance of brittle solder joints or other defects that might be caused from the WS
Electronics Forum | Thu Jan 12 17:42:55 EST 2012 | warwolf
yeah we are getting quotes on a new solder pot, we have used that paint we tested a small sample of it with solder and it seems to be ok, we are doing a full solder alloy change in about two months so we will have a chance to inspect the solder pot a