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What Is the Difference Between Categories 3 and 4 Solder Paste?

What Is the Difference Between Categories 3 and 4 Solder Paste?

Solder paste is a mixture of solder powder and flux used in surface mount technology (SMT) to connect electronic components to printed circuit boar...
Bridging in soldering: troubleshooting advice for common SMT assembly

Bridging in soldering: troubleshooting advice for common SMT assembly

Solder bridging is a common occurrence or mistake (defect) that can occur during the Surface Mount Technology (SMT) assembly process.  It generall...
How to Extend the Life of Your Solder Pot

How to Extend the Life of Your Solder Pot

A solder pot is a temperature-controlled pot that can be used to solder or tin components.  Solder pots can also be used to desolder the through-ho...
The Difference Between an Expensive v. Inexpensive Soldering Station

The Difference Between an Expensive v. Inexpensive Soldering Station

When you are looking for a soldering station for your operation, there are many different choices.  Soldering stations come in a range of prices fr...
Do My Solder Joints Need to Be Shiny?

Do My Solder Joints Need to Be Shiny?

Soldering is an effective way to join electrical components in a Circuit board and many other applications.  It can create reliable and strong join...
The Importance of Re-Tinning Your Soldering Iron Tips

The Importance of Re-Tinning Your Soldering Iron Tips

The soldering iron tip is one of the key components of the soldering iron that helps achieve successful solder joints. Therefore, you want to keep ...
Which Lead-Free Solder Is the Best for Electrical Parts?

Which Lead-Free Solder Is the Best for Electrical Parts?

While traditional solder alloys have contained lead, there has been an increase in demand for lead-free solder alloys.  The shift has been gradual ...
Are You Sitting on a Pile of Valuable Solder Scrap?

Are You Sitting on a Pile of Valuable Solder Scrap?

Have you been collecting and storing Solder dross (scrap) or expired Solder wire for the last few years? Then now is the time to sell it back and g...
How To Remove Components After Soldering

How To Remove Components After Soldering

Soldering is the process of joining surfaces of components together, for both electrical and/or mechanical purposes.  However, there are times when...
Are Alcohol Wipes Effective for Cleaning Electronics?

Are Alcohol Wipes Effective for Cleaning Electronics?

Electronic components and circuit boards can get dirty or contaminated from many different sources and it is important to clean them off properly. ...
Circuit Board Trouble Shooting Guides & Helpful Videos

Circuit Board Trouble Shooting Guides & Helpful Videos

This helpful guide shows you the possible causes of Wave Soldering defects and how to correct them: ckyeqsgwm000001s61he5592f   This guide shows yo...
How Many Zones Should Your Reflow Oven Have?

How Many Zones Should Your Reflow Oven Have?

If you’re soldering Printed Circuit Boards (PCB), you will most likely be using an SMT reflow oven.   Reflow ovens are used to heat the PCB and the...
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