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.
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I mentioned, in my last post, that preheating is needed to decrease wave soldering cost. With trying to decrease the cost of the wave soldering process there have been many different types of preheaters that have been developed, each with advantages and disadvantages. The most commonly used forms of…
It sounds bad for me to say this, but I have a lot of SMT magazines cross my desk and, honestly, the solder paste articles rarely draw my interest. I work in a world of solder preforms and that’s really where my mind is at, currently. A recent exception is a paper written by Eric Bastow (Assistant…
In addition to being a Technical Support Engineer for Indium Corporation, I also work as the Student Chapter Liaison for the Empire State iMAPS chapter. This iMAPS chapter has an Advanced Technology Workshop coming up on September 24 at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Marcy, NY. More information…
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