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Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Fri Jun 11 07:28:36 EDT 2004 | Dave

I am Just starting to explore the Pb free soldering processes. It sounds like you have been involved for some time. I have a million questions, do you have contact info that I could use to discuss off line? Thanks

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Fri Jun 11 08:49:52 EDT 2004 | davef

Dave: You're missing the point of our on-line forum. We exchange ideas, so that we all benefit.

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Mon Jun 14 22:36:52 EDT 2004 | Ken

I hear ya Ray, but I have standard (automatic) solder dispenser that are 700gram modules. Jars have other issues that I have migrated away from... I like your idea of slaving the paste bar code label to the board scanner....

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Wed Jun 16 11:24:09 EDT 2004 | larryk

I learned yesterday that Kester is using a different color on their products. They thought that other manufactures would also follow their lead in this.

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Tue Jun 01 16:10:44 EDT 2004 | raylawre

Would like to know what people are doing to differentiate their lead and lead free environments in their production areas. How do you keep it separated? What, if any, visual colors do you use to indicate a lead free area? Gray? Green? For instance, w

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Tue Jun 01 19:42:46 EDT 2004 | Ken

The biggest fear is mixing the solder pastes and bar solder. Had a training program for teaching folks what the alloys are and how to read them. I have locked up the bar solder and use the buddy system to restock the pot. Put up many signs on le

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Fri Jun 11 13:20:32 EDT 2004 | raylawre

We have segregation of materials, Different storage areas for paste and Bar stock, etc. We are bar coding the solder paste materials (have to scan paste container, and blades before use, etc. line won't run unless its good). Also changed packaging s

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Sat Jun 12 19:08:11 EDT 2004 | Ken

Well, it finally happened. A machine Operator did not follow our bar code process and "grabbed a tube of solder paste" and guess what. Built 250 assemblies with LF paste when it should have been Tin/Lead!!!! SOLDER PASTE SUPPLIERS: can you make t

Color theme of lead free

Electronics Forum | Mon Jun 14 11:00:50 EDT 2004 | raylawre

This is one reason why we changed package styles. Maybe consider getting a different size tube, say from 500g to 1000g or something like that. We use jars for lead paste, and tubes for lead free (different application method) If lead free comes off t

Re: Glue Head

Electronics Forum | Wed Jul 26 11:07:17 EDT 2000 | John Thorup

yeah, stands to reason it wouldn't be that simple. The latter seems to be the case with the common theme being "arbitrary". Have a look at the link below. I hope it helps. John Thorup

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