Flux

Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Flux Coating helps meet flatness, tight tolerance needs.

April 21, 2015

Available for solder preforms, LV1000 is halide-free, meets ROL0 requirements, and passes Telcordia GR-78 testing in unactivated state. Durability of glossy, uniform coating facilitates integration of this material into automated assembly processes, while minimal voiding accommodates bottom termination components that do not allow for proper outgassing of volatized flux. With tolerances controlled down to 0.25% by weight, coating can be applied to unique geometries and sizes.

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Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux Cored Electrode welds plates with surface contaminants.

October 13, 2014

Available in 3/32 in. dia, Select 70CRP is suited for welding automatic or semi-automatic fillet welds on ship panels, barges, or any structural plate that has been coated with rust-preventive primer or non-coated plate that has rusted. Formulation of this flux cored, carbon steel electrode enables welding on primer and rust with minimal porosity/blowholes. Additionally, wire delivers smooth arc characteristics, minimal spatter, and optimized slag removal. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Rework Solder Paste desolders Pb-free components.

September 30, 2014

With desoldering temperature of 180°C, RoHS-compliant Bi Rework Solder Paste provides optimized removal of through-hole and SMT components, including LEDs. No-clean, halide-free flux minimizes risk of board damage during desoldering process. In addition, product offers easy dispensing and clean-up. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wire offers low hydrogen weld deposits.

March 14, 2014

Featuring less than 4 mL of diffusible hydrogen per 100 g of weldment, Hobart® FabCO® 712M minimizes chance of underbead cracking and can lessen amount of preheating needed. Gas-shielded flux-cored wire also has low moisture pickup so there is less chance of hydrogen entering weld after exposure to atmosphere. With fast-freezing, easily removable slag, wire is suitable for all-position welding. Product provides tensile strength of 83 ksi in as-welded condition and 80 ksi after PWHT. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solder Pastes help reduce potential for tombstoning.

February 11, 2014

Offered as option with solder paste fluxes, anti-tombstoning solder pastes are suited for use when it is difficult to change reflow profile. Modification of alloy to introduce melting range results in equalization of wetting forces. Because of this, small components are prevented from tombstoning. Optimal wetting characteristics apply to all surface finishes, including OSP, Ni/Au, Ni/Pd/Au, Sn, and Ag. No-clean and water-soluble, as well as lead-free and leaded formulations, are available. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Submerged Arc Flux features ultra-low diffusible hydrogen.

July 29, 2013

Suitable for offshore welding joints with narrow groove angles and heavy wall thickness, Lincolnweld® 842-H™ features ultra-low diffusible hydrogen with less than 3 mL/100 g of deposited weld metal in DC and AC polarities. Impact toughness is capable of exceeding CVN values of 118 lb-ft at -76°F in body and cap pass. For cap pass welding in fatigue sensitive applications, flux features smooth bead profile with low entry angles, as well as optimized slag detachment. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

VOC-Free Solder Paste has environmentally safe formulation.

May 20, 2013

Able to withstand thermal preheats required for palletized selective soldering, NC277 halide-free liquid flux has medium residue suitable for extended thermal demands. Product provides broad activation range, accommodating various process parameters and applications that include lead-free wave soldering with tin-silver-copper, tin-silver, tin-copper, and other alloys. While designed to be no-clean, non-visible residue flux, product can be cleaned if critical to product application. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Submerged Arc Flux for Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloys.

May 6, 2013

Designed for specialty stainless steel and nickel grades, such as 625, 347, duplex, and super duplex, Lincolnweld® P2000™ neutral basic flux produces sound welds with optimal slag removal and bead appearance. This SAW flux, which is available in 50 lb plastic bag, also exhibits resistance to moisture pickup. When welding with this product, use of stainless steel and nickel-grade wire containing Niobium (Nb) is recommended. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Water-Soluble Solder Paste minimizes voids.

May 3, 2013

Manufactured with standard type 3 powder in Sn63, Sn62, and Indalloy100, Indium6.4 minimizes voiding under QFN and BGA assemblies. Whereas typical water-soluble paste has approximately 15–30% voiding, Indium 6.4 consistently yields less than 5%. Additional features include optimized response-to-pause printing, cleanability, and reflow properties as well as extended stencil life and slump resistance. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Submerged Arc Flux suits offshore welding applications.

April 15, 2013

Accommodating applications requiring high strength after extensive post-weld heat treatment of up to 30 hr, Lincolnweld® 812-SRC™ carbon-neutral flux provides smooth bead appearance and exhibits moisture resistance. When welding with Lincolnweld LA-84, this flux will produce weldments with hardness values below 250 Hv10 and less than 1% nickel. Available in 50 lb plastic bag, this SAW flux is designed for offshore welding and NACE applications. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wires offer high deposition rates.

February 18, 2013

Available in standard diameters of 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in., UltraCore® HD-12C and UltraCore® HD-12M are E71T-12C-JH8 and E71T-12M-JH8 flux-cored wires offering weld deposition rates of more than 14 lb/hr out-of-position. UltraCore® HD-12C is optimized for use with 100% CO2, while UltraCore® HD-12M uses mix of 75-80% Ar/balance CO2. Both mild steel FCAW-G products offer low-temperature-impact toughness exceeding 30 lbf-ft at -40°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

VOC-Free Flux passes SIR and corrosion testing requirements.

June 1, 2012

Offering minimal residue and optimal wetting for lead-free and tin-lead wave soldering applications, NC275LR water-based, halide-free, no-clean liquid flux passes SIR requirements under IPC J-STD-004B test method 2.6.3.7 at process temperature and when air dried. Flux has low fuming and accelerated solvent evaporation traits and is suited for various process parameters and applications, including lead-free wave soldering with tin-silver-copper, tin-silver, tin-copper, and other alloys. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Tacky Flux targets lead-free solders.

May 9, 2012

Available in blue color for inspection purposes when required, Tempotac 120-TEM removes bridges in QFP rework and can be used instead of solder paste during BGA placement. Product is also suitable for reballing where availability of BGAs with lead-free spheres is limited. Safe for use, Tempotac passes all SIR tests. Any residues left can be removed using typical flux-remover. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

No-Clean Flux offers wide process window.

April 26, 2011

Compatible with lead-free and tin-lead processes, Multicore MF210 offers pre-heat temperature of 80-130°C and 1-3 sec contact time on wave, delivering sustained activity without resin. Activity capability helps minimize solder microballing by optimizing coalescence and limiting stray particles around solder joint. Supporting single- and dual-wave processes with no degradation in activity, halide-free formulation is effective with solder resists as well as rosin and OSP-based protectants. Read More

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

No-Clean Liquid Flux contains no VOCs.

June 4, 2010

Suited for use in wave soldering, water-based NoVOC(TM) contains no rosins or resins, leaves no insulating residue on test pads or conductive pads, and does not cause interference with ICT. Low solids liquid flux eliminates need for wash-up, since any residual flux residues are non-corrosive and halide-free. Available in 1-gal, 5-gal, and 55-gal containers, formula contains no irritants and can be applied by spraying or dipping. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High Purity Fluxes feature micro bead composition.

April 7, 2010

SPEX CertiPrep Pure and Ultra Pure Fusion Fluxes and additives have Micro Bead composition that eliminates dust that can clog instruments. Beads also lower weighing times and, with each bead having same ratio of components, improve consistency. Products are also prefused with additives for accuracy and all batches are manufactured identical to one another, with no lot-to-lot variation. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Tacky Flux targets package-on-package applications.

July 30, 2009

No-clean, halide-free Multicore® TFN700B(TM) is Newtonian-based, and, therefore, eliminates shearing conditions associated with traditional tacky flux formulations, delivering flux transfer consistency and compensating for varied process conditions. Non-hydroscopic and non-corrosive, product has built-in blue color system that enables optical recognition of flux by pick-and-place systems, allowing visual verification of flux volume before placement on top component of POP package. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Submerged Arc Flux is suited for pipe mill welding.

May 21, 2009

Combination of Lincolnweld® SPX80 flux and LA-81 wire meets F9TA4G-EG AWS classification and allows welds to exceed mechanical property requirements for Artic grade pipe. Designed for inner/outer diameter submerged arc welding, flux is suited for nondestructive testing and has H8 diffusible hydrogen levels for minimized coating defects on steel. Other SPX80/L-61, L-70, and LA-90 wire combinations are available, which can meet many AWS-classifications for multiple pass/2-run applications. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Submerged Arc Flux suits wind tower welding applications.

May 11, 2009

Providing optimal results on variety of wind tower seam welding applications, Lincolnweld® WTX(TM) features low temperature impact properties and is capable of producing Charpy V-Notch test results exceeding 20 ft-lbf at -80°F. It suits twin and multi-arc ac and dc operations, and offers smooth bead profile. Providing circumferential and longitudinal butt and fillet welds, multi-purpose flux meets F7A8-EM12K-H8 AWS classification when used in combination with Lincolnweld L-61 electrode. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux is engineered for multi-arc welding operations.

June 19, 2008

Suited for offshore, pressure vessel, shipbuilding, and structural fabrication industries, Lincolnweld® 888(TM) flux meets AWS H4 requirements for low diffusible hydrogen levels under 4 mL/100 g of weld metal. Designed for low alloy and mild steel as-welded and stress relieved applications, it can handle up to 5 welding arcs. Available in moisture resistant packaging, unit can remove slag from deep grooves and narrow gaps, and has cap-pass impact properties. Read More