Extending Soldering Iron Tip Life

Published:

May 9, 1999

Author:

Metcal

Abstract:

This Technical Note discusses the construction of solder tips, the various failure modes associated with tip plating (cracking, wear, corrosion, and dewetting), how to diagnose those failure modes, and specific practices that can be taken to minimize or eliminate each one....

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Company Information:

Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Adhesives / Dispensing, Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Repair / Rework, Soldering

  • Phone 1-714-799-9910
  • Fax 1-714-828-2001

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