[Lab] which solder paster to get
mike.ayukawa at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 15:53:43 EDT 2012
If you are feeling very "DIY", you can apparently make your own rosin flux from pine sap and alcohol.
And more on different flux types and the DIY but using commercial rosin:
On 2012-10-10, at 11:12 AM, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:30:37AM -0400, Henri Kuschkowitz wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I was just wondering if anyone had a particular solder paste to
>> recommend I should get that stands out from others?
> I got both liquid with a one-time use syringe and a paste.
> The liquid ate away at they syringe and started to eat away at the
> plastic, making it leak, then drying out, indeed making it one-time use.
> I still have the liquid bottle with no applicator, but also have the
> paste, so I now mostly use the paste.
> Make sure you get a flux paste rather than an acid paste. This
> shouldn't be difficult because I think the acid paste is deprecated or
> only used in heavy duty applications.
> As far as brands go, I don't remember any other than Kester...
> slainte mhath, RGB
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