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Conductive ink protection


Conductive ink protection | 1 September, 2004

We have an up coming job that has conductive ink deposits on the solder side of the PCB for contact switches and a zebra strip that connects to an LCD display.

My question is... Do these need to be masked to protect them from the wave solder process ? Our process uses OA flux and aqueous cleaning.

If so any recommendations as to type of mask.

Thanks in advance

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Conductive ink protection | 2 September, 2004

We'd guess that you can wave solder your connectors, but check with the ink supplier, just to be safe.

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