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Cobar Solder Products to Sponsor the Second Annual IPC Midwest Soldering Competition
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Cobar Solder Products to Sponsor the Second Annual IPC Midwest Soldering Competition

The Balver Zinn Group announces that Cobar Solder Products Inc. will sponsor and participate in the second annual IPC Midwest Soldering competition held in conjunction with the IPC Midwest Exhibition & Conference, scheduled to take place August 22-23, 2012 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, IL. The company will exhibit its lead-free SN100C-XF3+ solder paste and...

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Tacky Flux targets lead-free solders.
Materials

Tacky Flux targets lead-free solders.

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.

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Cobar's Advanced Technologies Featured in the APEX Hand Solder Competition
Material Handling & Storage

Cobar's Advanced Technologies Featured in the APEX Hand Solder Competition

The Balver Zinn/Cobar Group announces that its SN100C Wire Solder and Cobrush flux applicator were demonstrated at the first Hand Solder Competition at the recently held IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego. During the two-day hand soldering competition, numerous companies competed to build a functional electronics assembly in 30 minutes. Assemblies were judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610E...

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Cobar Solder Products Now Offers Bar Solder, Wire, SN100C Alloys to US Market
Materials

Cobar Solder Products Now Offers Bar Solder, Wire, SN100C Alloys to US Market

Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA - Cobar Solder Products, now part of the Balver Zinn Group, announces the availability of bar solder (for wave, selective, tinning, and similar applications) and other solder products, including SN100C alloys, to complement its product offering of solder pastes, fluxes, and cored wire solders to US electronics manufacturers. In making the announcement, Lance...

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Materials

Flux System features lead-free alloy.

Suited for wave, reflow, selective, and hand (cored wire) soldering, Model SN100C flux system is available in low VOC, VOC-free, and alcohol-based formulations, in solder paste form and also as paste and liquid fluxes. It has synthetic base that gives it stability under high temperatures required by lead-free alloys. Flux works well in air or under nitrogen blanket and is compatible with many...

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Applicator helps apply liquid no-clean fluxes.

Applicator helps apply liquid no-clean fluxes.

Suited for use in tiny chip components and individual solder joints, Cobrush flux applicator features fine bristle tip that helps application in small areas of densely populated assemblies. Constructed of rugged polypropylene, applicator has transparent cartridge that allows user to see amount of remaining material in reservoir and snug-fitting cap to prevent flux evaporation in barrel.

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Cobar Solder Products Offers CobarCore Lead-Free Solder
Materials

Cobar Solder Products Offers CobarCore Lead-Free Solder

Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA -- Cobar Solder Products is now offering CobarCore lead-free cored wire solder. CobarCore's synthetic polymer technology delivers excellent wetting, bright solder joints, and clear, non-corrosive residues. Cobar Core is available in a range of sizes and flux content, and are totally lead-free compatible. Samples are available. For more information and contact...

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Simple, Reliable 'Plug'n Spray' COBOX Spray Fluxer Marks 200th Unit Sold

Simple, Reliable 'Plug'n Spray' COBOX Spray Fluxer Marks 200th Unit Sold

Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA -- Cobar Solder Products' simple, reliable COBOX retrofittable spray fluxer has become so popular in the two years since its introduction that it has sold more than 200 units, Lance Larrabee, General Manager, announced today. The COBOX 'Plug'n Spray' spray fluxer is a simple, drop-in replacement for foam, wave, and first-generation spray-fluxers" Larrabee says. "It...

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Materials

Liquid Flux is formulated for lead-free wave soldering.

Combining freely rinsable, thermally stable synthetic polymers with activator system, 92-XCON OA liquid flux withstands high temperatures associated with lead-free processing without breaking down or losing its activity. Product delivers metallurgically sound solder joints with brilliant shiny appearance even under high thermal load. Categorized as IPC-Jstd-004 ORH0 product, flux passes Silver...

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Materials

VOC-free Flux eliminates presence of solder balls.

Suited for lead (Pb)-free wave soldering applications, Cobar 396-FTA eliminates solder balls as well as wetting and wicking issues, even on OSP assemblies. Product has less than 2% solids, yielding clean post solder surfaces. It is suited for use on most types of circuit boards.

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Cobar Solder Products to Sponsor the Second Annual IPC Midwest Soldering Competition
Materials

Cobar Solder Products to Sponsor the Second Annual IPC Midwest Soldering Competition

The Balver Zinn Group announces that Cobar Solder Products Inc. will sponsor and participate in the second annual IPC Midwest Soldering competition held in conjunction with the IPC Midwest Exhibition & Conference, scheduled to take place August 22-23, 2012 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, IL. The company will exhibit its lead-free SN100C-XF3+ solder paste and...

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Tacky Flux targets lead-free solders.
Materials

Tacky Flux targets lead-free solders.

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 »
Cobar's Advanced Technologies Featured in the APEX Hand Solder Competition
Material Handling & Storage

Cobar's Advanced Technologies Featured in the APEX Hand Solder Competition

The Balver Zinn/Cobar Group announces that its SN100C Wire Solder and Cobrush flux applicator were demonstrated at the first Hand Solder Competition at the recently held IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego. During the two-day hand soldering competition, numerous companies competed to build a functional electronics assembly in 30 minutes. Assemblies were judged on soldering in accordance with IPC-A-610E...

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Cobar Solder Products Now Offers Bar Solder, Wire, SN100C Alloys to US Market
Materials

Cobar Solder Products Now Offers Bar Solder, Wire, SN100C Alloys to US Market

Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA - Cobar Solder Products, now part of the Balver Zinn Group, announces the availability of bar solder (for wave, selective, tinning, and similar applications) and other solder products, including SN100C alloys, to complement its product offering of solder pastes, fluxes, and cored wire solders to US electronics manufacturers. In making the announcement, Lance...

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Company News

Cobar Awarded Coveted ISO/TS Accreditation 2nd Time in a Row

Breda, Holland - Cobar BV, part of the Balver Zinn Group, has been awarded prestigious ISO/TS 16949 quality accreditation for the next contractual period of 3 years. This is the second time in a row that Cobar BV has achieved this accreditation. In making the announcement, Eli Westerlaken, Managing Director, said This achievement clearly shows the world that at Cobar, we are very serious about...

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Materials

Flux System features lead-free alloy.

Suited for wave, reflow, selective, and hand (cored wire) soldering, Model SN100C flux system is available in low VOC, VOC-free, and alcohol-based formulations, in solder paste form and also as paste and liquid fluxes. It has synthetic base that gives it stability under high temperatures required by lead-free alloys. Flux works well in air or under nitrogen blanket and is compatible with many...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Balver Zinn and Cobar Group Merge Global Business Activities in Solder Materials

Balve/Breda, March 19, 2007 - Balver Zinn in Balve, Germany and the Cobar group in Breda, Holland today announced the signature of a Letter of Intent ( LoI") relating to Cobar joining the Balver Zinn Group. The conclusion of the agreement is expected in the second quarter of 2007. The agreement will cover a transfer of full ownership of Cobar to Balver Zinn. As a member of the Balver Group, Cobar...

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People in the News

Cobar Solder Products Appoints New Reps in Midwest, NY/NJ Metro Areas

Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA - Cobar Solder Products, a leading global supplier of solderpastes, fluxes, and other electronics soldering materials, announces the appointment of new Representatives in Wisconsin and in the New York/Northern New Jersey metropolitan areas. Joe Simler and Simler Associates, 451 Clearbrooke Terrace, Cottage Grove, WI 53527 will represent Cobar Solder products...

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Company News

Cobar Group Launches New Web Site; Soldering Materials, Lead-Free Alloys, Process Info Highlights

Breda, The Netherlands - Cobar BV, a leading global supplier of solder pastes, fluxes, and other electronics soldering materials, announces the launch of its new web site at www.cobar.com. The new web site is comprehensive, easy to navigate, and interactive. Additionally, reflecting the Cobar Group's global market penetration, the product data pages of the site can be viewed in seven (7)...

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Applicator helps apply liquid no-clean fluxes.

Applicator helps apply liquid no-clean fluxes.

Suited for use in tiny chip components and individual solder joints, Cobrush flux applicator features fine bristle tip that helps application in small areas of densely populated assemblies. Constructed of rugged polypropylene, applicator has transparent cartridge that allows user to see amount of remaining material in reservoir and snug-fitting cap to prevent flux evaporation in barrel.

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