Germanium is extracted from germanium bearing zinc ores or from certain coal ores, collecting the flue dusts after the burning process. It can occasionally be found in copper ores. We refine germanium at our facility in the USA.
In addition to refined germanium, Indium Corporation sells germanium compounds, such as germanium tetrachloride and germanium oxide. Please contact us for more information about germanium metals and compounds.
Indium Corporation Blog Posts
The title of this blog is a little misleading because it is actually going to focus on an inappropriate method that is sometimes used in wave solder flux evaluations. It is always desirable to identify a technique which allows someone to evaluate a material in the quickest, cheapest, and most…
Folks, The pin-in-paste (PIP) process is often the best choice when the PCBA is a mixed SMT and through-hole board with a small number of through-hole components. However, assuring that the correct volume of solder paste is printed to ensure an adequate amount of solder for a reliable…
As with many companies exhibiting at SMTAI, Indium Corporation is featuring several new products that address many of the concerns of our customers. I recently posted about Indium10.1, a Pb-free solder paste that prevents voiding under large components, and we recently introduced RMA-155, a…
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