From the category archives:

soldering

preeflow® eco-SPRAY dispenses abrasive solder paste

17 February 2017 dispensing

The preeflow® eco-SPRAY’s reliable, extremely precise and repeatable dosing results are finding new applications; for example, it can spray solder paste. A series of trials testing the capabilities of the preeflow eco-SPRAY for the application of solder paste had excellent results. Manual application of solder paste (left) vs. eco-SPRAY (right) Solder pastes are mixtures of solder powder and flux […]

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Fast cure, easy removal temporary mask for PCBs aids productivity

16 February 2017 conformal coating

DYMAX Speedmask® 9-20479-B-Rev-A UV/light cure temporary masking agent is specifically designed to meet the needs of the electronics industry, where its fast cure and simple removal will improve productivity in printed circuit board assembly.  It is formulated for the protection of pcb connectors and other components, either during the soldering process, or during conformal coating. […]

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Latest Practical Components catalogue – tools for process validation, testing and training

30 July 2014 dummy components

The new Practical Components Catalogue is now available, bursting with updated dummy components, test boards and solder training kits. These are valued by engineers and technicians who use them to develop production processes, train colleagues and to evaluate equipment and materials. The Practical Components Catalogue contains a selection of solder training kits in both Lead-Free […]

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CircuitWorks flux dispensing pens/syringes and flux removal pens

3 June 2014 rework and repair

The CircuitWorks range of handy pens and syringes for electronic prototyping, rework and repair of circuit boards includes flux pens and flux removal – now available ex stock from us. CircuitWorks flux dispensing pens provide a convenient and clean way to apply a variety of flux types commonly used in prototype, rework and repair and low […]

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Cleaners, coatings and rework tools for electronics manufacturing – new website

14 February 2011 cleaning

Congratulations to old friends and sales partners Techspray, who have a new website. We have been successfully working with them for many years selling both Techspray and Plato products. These include the best quality desoldering braid, freezers and dusters, wipes, swabs, brushes, conformal coatings, temporary masks and cleaning chemistries. The Plato range includes solder pots […]

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Solder paste conditioning

9 June 2009 electronics

If you store your solder paste in the fridge, then you need a process for getting it onto the production line and ready to use – which means it must be at room temperature and correctly mixed. The THINKY SR-500 Solder Paste Mixer and Conditioning Machine makes this process quick and foolproof. It is quick, […]

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