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Disposing of old solder paste in wave solder machine

#3071

Disposing of old solder paste in wave solder machine | 10 September, 2000

Does anybody do this? Are there any problems with doing this?

Thanks

Craig

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#3072

Re: Disposing of old solder paste in wave solder machine | 11 September, 2000

Hello Craig In a nutshell - bad idea Please check the achives as this has come up a number of times John Thorup

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Kevin Hussey

#3073

Re: Disposing of old solder paste in wave solder machine | 12 September, 2000

I suggest not to. You are also adding the flux of the paste that may cause you trouble in the long run. I suggest setting up a reclaim process with you paste vendor, or someone they reccomend.

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