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wave has greenish hue. is this normal with SN100C

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#49262

wave has greenish hue. is this normal with SN100C | 24 April, 2007

I was just wondering if anybody has noticed a greenish/muddy color to their solder. It is just a very thin layer that can be easily be skimmed away but comes back shortly, I was just wondering if this an indication of a contaminated solder pot, we have only been using this new wave and lead free for 3 months or so. Is this normal?

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Cmiller

#49263

wave has greenish hue. is this normal with SN100C | 24 April, 2007

I would not really say green, but muddy, yes. It does not look like tin/lead dross. You should not see it on you solder joints though.

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#49270

wave has greenish hue. is this normal with SN100C | 25 April, 2007

Agreed, ours looks a little yellow at times and purple at others. All element levels are well within specs. Joints are perfect, this is good stuff....

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Dee Bee Dee

#49275

wave has greenish hue. is this normal with SN100C | 25 April, 2007

If you is a QE, it is bad. If you is a PE, this OK.

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