The Balver Zinn group announced that they will sponsoring the IPC Hand Soldering Competition at SMT Hybrid Packaging in Nuremberg-Germany, scheduled to take place April 26-28, 2016. Balver Zinn will be contributing BRILLIANT B2012 solder wire which is halide-free, rosin based and designed for manual and robotic soldering.
BRILLIANT B2012 is odorless and shows excellent soldering and wetting performance. BRILLIANT B2012 is available in SN100C®, SAC305 (SN97C) and Sn63 alloys with a standard flux content of 2.2 percent. Balver Zinn wires are available in diameters from 0.3 to 3.5mm.
The IPC Hand Soldering Competition recognizes the best skills in hand soldering complex printed board assemblies. Hand soldering of high density printed boards demands highly skilled industry professionals to ensure a zero-defect soldering process.
During this competition, industry professionals will compete against each other to build a functional electronics assembly within a 60-minute time limit. Assemblies will be judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610F Class 3 criteria. IPC-A-610 Master Instructors will serve as judges. The competition will be held at the IPC Hand Soldering Competition booth #7-500.
Headquartered in Germany, the Balver Zinn Group has facilities in the United States, Europe and distributors in all major areas of the world. Balver Zinn – Cobar product range includes: solder bar, solder wire, solder flux, gel flux, cleaner, solder paste and miscellaneous service and soldering products. For information about the company’s complete range of solder materials, visit www.balverzinn.com or www.cobar.com.