Re: Are your transistors growing whiskers in their old age?

Brad Thompson
 

Geoffrey Thomas wrote on 3/3/2020 9:53 AM:

The AF117 transistors were exhibiting this problem in the late 1970's, tin whiskers is why we had lead in solder, of course.
Hello--

Zinc also grows whiskers:

https://www.cableorganizer.com/learning-center/articles/zinc-whiskers.html

73--

Brad  AA1IP

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