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How Often Should You Re-Tin Your Soldering Tips?

How Often Should You Re-Tin Your Soldering Tips?

It is important to take care of the soldering tips for the longevity of the tips and iron.  By properly maintaining the soldering tips, it can help...
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...
What Is The Best Way to Clean Your PCB or Electronic Components?

What Is The Best Way to Clean Your PCB or Electronic Components?

Circuit boards and electronic components can get contaminated from a variety of different sources during assembly which is why final cleaning is im...
How to Choose The Right Tip Size for Your Soldering Iron

How to Choose The Right Tip Size for Your Soldering Iron

When you buy a new soldering iron or want to repair or replace your existing tip, there are different soldering tip sizes and styles from which you...
The 4 Best Ways to Desolder Your Electronic Components

The 4 Best Ways to Desolder Your Electronic Components

Soldering is a great and effective way to join electrical components in a Circuit board or any other application.  It can create reliable and stron...
Why Summer is a Great Time to Try ALPHA® WS-826 Solder Paste

Why Summer is a Great Time to Try ALPHA® WS-826 Solder Paste

Summer is around the corner and is the ideal time to try our Alpha ® WS-826 Solder Paste. The Key Attributes are the following: It has a longer tac...
Why Resistance Soldering Instead of Conductive Soldering?

Why Resistance Soldering Instead of Conductive Soldering?

Resistance Soldering is a specialized soldering process which uses electrical resistance heat to flow solder in an efficient and safe manner.  By u...
How Pure Is Your Solder Pot?

How Pure Is Your Solder Pot?

Should You Test Your Solder Pot? If you’ve been running a wave or selective solder machine, solder fountain or dip pots for more than a year or two...
To Clean or Not To Clean Flux

To Clean or Not To Clean Flux

Flux is a necessary element of soldering.  Soldering fills the gaps between electrical or mechanical components so that a mechanical, thermal or ev...
2 Ways to Reduce Costs In Your Assembly

2 Ways to Reduce Costs In Your Assembly

The significant increase in raw materials, packaging and transportation costs in the last year has impacted everyone's bottom line.  Prices are goi...
Circuit Board Trouble Shooting Guides & Helpful Videos

Circuit Board Trouble Shooting Guides & Helpful Videos

This guide shows you the possible causes of Wave Soldering defects and how to correct them: ckyeqsgwm000001s61he5592f   This guide shows you the po...
6 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Soldering Tips

6 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Soldering Tips

As with any piece of equipment, it is important to keep it clean and properly maintained. This is the same for a soldering iron and its tips.  If t...