Re: Are your transistors growing whiskers in their old age?
That's why it's used in galvanising to protect against rust, any holes and the zinc spreads itself out to seal the hole. Rustproofing fails when the zinc is depleted.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
On 03/03/2020 15:58, Brad Thompson wrote:
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--