2 % Silver: When a silver alloy is recommended.
Saponification: Saponifiers in an aqueous cleaner can be used to remove rosin flux residues.
Storage of Flammable Materials: Most rosin fluxes are flammable materials. This is a general guide to storage of flammable materials.
Flux Pens: Flux Dispensing Pens
Syringable Paste Needle Size: Syringable solder paste requires a needle and plunger for application.
Pin Holes: Pin holes often appear on the surface of solder joints. How are they formed?
Rosin Flux Removal: The question that frequently comes up is, do rosin flux residues need to be removed?
Sn60 vs. Sn63: When is the use of one of these two alloys more appropriate than the other?
Flux Test Kit: The PS-20 and PS-22 test kits are used for flux control of low residue(no clean) fluxes.
Gold Colored Solder: Assemblers are often concerned when they see a gold color on the surface of a solder pot.
Soldering Thermocouple Wires Thermocouple wire materials are not solderable.
"44" Flux Residues The question is frequently asked are "44" flux residues harmful to an assembly.
Tip Temperatures What is the recommended soldering iron tip temperature?
Solder Paste Volume Percents: What are the volume percents for flux and metals for a typical solder paste.
Green Corrosion?: Rosin fluxes react with copper (especially on braided cables underneath the insulation) to form a green by-product that is not corrosion.
Standard Reflow Profile:The recommended reflow profile for Kester solder pastes manufactured with standard tin/lead alloys.
Thinner Calculation: A calculation that can be used to determine how much thinner needs to be added to the flux to maintain a specified specific gravity.
Soldering to Aluminum: Aluminum is an extremely difficult metal to solder to.
What Does No Clean Mean?: There is some apprehension at the description, 'no clean'. What does it mean.
Tip Maintenance: Proper soldering iron tip maintenance is important to extend the life if iron tips.
What is dross?
Disposal of chemicals: What is required for the proper disposal of processing chemicals.
Alloy Temperature Chart: This chart lists the alloys that are available from Kester.