Desoldering Ribbon is an alternative to braided wick.

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Constructed with 4 layers of fine precision copper screen wire mesh, Matrix® Desoldering Ribbon removes more solder than conventional wick. Dispenser with spring guide permits accurate placement while keeping operator's fingers safe from heat. Ribbon is available in 3 widths with rosin flux, no-clean flux, or bare copper. It features permanently static dissipative dispenser and is clean-room safe.



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Plato(R) Introduces Matrix(R) Desoldering Ribbon


Plato® Products, Inc., a leading manufacturer of soldering tips, introduces Matrix® desoldering ribbon as an alternative to conventional braided wick. Matrix® ribbon is constructed with four layers of fine precision copper screen wire mesh to remove more solder, more quickly than conventional wick. This results in less heat stress to boards and components while offering greater operator efficiency and satisfaction. The innovative dispenser with its flexible spring guide permits accurate placement, while keeping operator's fingers safe from heat. Designed for PCB repair involving traditional and the new no-lead solder. Matrix® ribbon is available in three widths with rosin flux, no-clean flux, or bare copper (no flux). Matrix® desoldering ribbon features a permanently static dissipative dispenser, and is clean room safe. Packaged 10 per resealable zipper bag.

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