[chbot] Hot topic Solder paste.

Mark Atherton markaren1 at xtra.co.nz
Sat Dec 7 08:44:15 GMT 2019

Try a test firing, sounds like a reasonable way to go to me.

Interested to know about the flux residue, can it be completely be 
cleaned with IPA ?


On 7/12/2019 9:32 PM, Marshland Engineering wrote:
> I hate throwing things away !!!
> Last time I did some PCBs was 2 years ago. As such my solder paste had
> expired. Looked a bit dry. Went to Jaycar and saw some hanging from a rack !!!
> No fridge.
> Ended up buying some solder paste. Craig Brand Rosin flux. I added about 10%
> to my older solder paste, mixed it in and it came up nice and flowey, much
> like new. It screened very well on the PCB and flowed nicely in my oven.
> Have I hit the jackpot or is there a 1000 reasons it wont work ?
> Cheers Wallace
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