Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 02 13:27:41 EDT 2013 | ericrr
So where does one get good flux? the engineers had a little bottle of good flux that the owner of the company liked, it had a oily feel to it. So then the company purchased some more since the engineers look like it was about to run out, the owner of
Electronics Forum | Wed Jan 19 10:02:55 EST 2000 | g cronin
has anyone had any good experiences with purchasing replacement nozzes for pick and place, chipshooters, from a supplier other than the original manufacturer? I know of a couple that currently sell aftermarket replacement nozzles at a very reasonabl
Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 02 14:24:35 EDT 2013 | hegemon
Too many hands in the bucket, unless the owner is one of the engineers. Typically flux is not rated or classified by "feel". What are you soldering? Wires? Components to PCB? What is your cleaning capability or requirement? Aqueous? No-Clean? Ul
Electronics Forum | Wed Apr 03 04:08:20 EDT 2013 | ericrr
Yes well, now we used to add a bit of flux to our leaded paste to make it slightly runny, But when we went to unleaded paste the joker who came in from another company to set the temperature on the oven said "you dont add anything to unleaded paste!.
Electronics Forum | Wed Apr 03 19:03:31 EDT 2013 | hegemon
In agreement, in that you should have already printed enough paste on the board to accomodate the joint. Adding paste would give the result you described. (too much solder) Adding a little flux (only) and heat would be the correct path out of that s
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