Aluminum Soldering - Product Guide

Published:

July 29, 2020

Author:

Superior Flux and Mfg. Co.

Abstract:

Aluminum is a metal that it is hard to solder due to the high surface tension difference between it and molten solder alloy. This occurs because aluminum rapidly forms a tenacious oxide layer whenever it is exposed to oxygen in the air. The oxide layer is responsible for the high surface tension difference between the aluminum and the solder and impedes the solder from spreading evenly on an aluminum surface. There are hundreds of aluminum alloys available in the marketplace; it is important to identify the form of aluminum that is being soldered. Once this is done, an appropriate soldering technique can be chosen for soldering the specific aluminum alloy under consideration. Direct aluminum soldering eliminates using expensive plating techniques to prepare the aluminum surface for soldering....

  • Download Aluminum Soldering - Product Guide article
  • To read this article you need to have Adobe PDF installed

You must be a registered user to talk back to us.

 
Company Information:

Superior Flux & Mfg. Co.

Manufactures environmentally friendly fluxes.

Cleveland,

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

  • Phone 440-349-3000
  • Fax 440-349-3003

Superior Flux & Mfg. Co. website

Company Postings:

(1) technical library article

  • Aug 05, 2020 - ALD of Alumina Ceramic Films for Hermetic Protection | ACI Technologies, Inc.
  • Jul 01, 2020 - Lead-Free Risk Mitigation -- A Case Study | ACI Technologies, Inc.
  • Jun 02, 2020 - Lead-Free Control Plan | ACI Technologies, Inc.
  • May 08, 2020 - Pad Cratering | ACI Technologies, Inc.
  • Apr 14, 2020 - Reliable Selective Soldering For High Volume Assemblies | ITW EAE
  • Browse Technical Library »

Aluminum Soldering - Product Guide article has been viewed 79 times

Selective Conformal Coating System

Flux-Free Reflow Soldering