Re: Tektronix 575 help


 

MP of that will be rather high compared to 60/36/4 Pb/Sn/Ag

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From: TekScopes@groups.io [mailto:TekScopes@groups.io] On Behalf Of Glenn
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Sent: 24 January 2019 23:24
To: TekScopes@groups.io
Subject: Re: [TekScopes] Tektronix 575 help

A quick search shows Parts Express has 96% Sn/ 4% Ag solder.
The cost is $44.75 for 1/2 pound.
MSDS shows melting point is 183C the same a Eutectic solder.
Looks suspicious to me as this is made in Tiawan.

This high of Ag content can cause crystallization problems.

Glenn

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