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Solder tack time?

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by Ron J, Feb 20, 2006.

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  1. Ron J

    Ron J Guest


    What is solder tack time? I was looking at solder paste and it states
    that it has a tack time of 4-8 hours.

  2. John  Larkin

    John Larkin Guest

    That's how long the paste will stay gooey, before it dries out. So
    once you paste a board, you should place all the parts and run it
    through the reflow oven to solder it within 4-8 hours, 4 to be safe.

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