[sdiy] top soldering through hole
pete.hartman at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 19:59:18 CET 2018
On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 12:48 PM, MTG <grant at musictechnologiesgroup.com>
> Wash with what and dry how? I've never water washed a board before.
Me, a few posts ago:
> I use Kester 331 water soluble flux solder for early
>> (stuff that can get wet), and it comes off the board
>> entirely with a
>> brush (nylon bristles, like a really big toothbrush)
>> and warm/hot
>> water. Thing about it is, if I were using it on the
>> top and it were
>> getting under components it would take more like an
>> ultrasonic bath
>> to clean and get flux out from under resistors and
>> things, and if
>> you don't clean it, the stuff is corrosive in the
>> longer run.
It's (supposed to be) non-toxic, I just wash it in the bathroom sink. I
only qualify because of course corporate marketing, who knows what's really
tested and what's not. But many people do the same and I haven't heard any
bad results yet.
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