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Old Solder Paste reclamation service????

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Brandon

#48083

Old Solder Paste reclamation service???? | 1 March, 2007

We have a bunch of used solder paste we need removed from our facility. Who provides this type of service for a fair reasonable fee? We are in Austin, Texas and use loctite solder paste. Our supplier is Hisco, but they only provide this service for Alpha metals products or at least they offer a discount if we were to use Alpha metals products...which I will not.

Thanks, Brandon

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#48085

Old Solder Paste reclamation service???? | 1 March, 2007

By used to you mean scraped from stencils and bucketed?

If that's the case I'd check with the guys that recycle my dross. That's who did ours when we had volumes that justified it. Now we have so little it goes into the hazmat hamper with everything towels, tubes, etc..

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Brandon

#48086

Old Solder Paste reclamation service???? | 1 March, 2007

Who removes your HAZMAT bucket waste?

We need that too.

Yeah it is scraped off the stencil and dryed up.

Who removes your dross?

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#48090

Old Solder Paste reclamation service???? | 1 March, 2007

The guys that take our dross (and pay us for it) take our barrels that contain scrapped solder paste as well.

Also in the barrels are the nitrile gloves and disposable towels used in solder paste handling and cleaning. They pay us for the metal content, but charge us for refining. In the end it costs about $100/drum but it varies.

Electrum is the company, phone number 800-622-1192.

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#48111

Old Solder Paste reclamation service???? | 2 March, 2007

Check out ECS refining, they will recycle your paste and dross and cut you a check. We usually send 1 55 gal drum of dross and 1 55 gallon of waste and get a check back for ~$150. You can also contact the solder suppliers they usually have recycle programs.

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dwelch

#48113

Old Solder Paste reclamation service???? | 2 March, 2007

Cuculi is right. Electrum pays you to take paste,dross,towels gloves etc... Great service!

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