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 | Fri Jul 22 07:36:18 EDT 2005 | Guest
It's the same like asking wether you get a gold-contaminated solder pot when soldering ENIG boards. As long as the replenishment of dross is large compared to the intake of contaminant, the contamination level will stay within acceptable levels.
Electronics Forum | Fri Sep 08 09:10:32 EDT 2006 | Claude_Couture
Hello all, The situation: We recently had 2 brand new solder wave installed, one after the other. On the first one, the "protective coating" on the solder pot started to flake off 1 day after start-up. The tech who did the installation witnessed it a