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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The Indium Corporation recently had a customer contact us looking for 50In50Pb solder wire. We manufacture large amounts of this indium-lead material as it is used in numerous applications. In this case, it was the application that was quite interesting. I won’t give any customer…
SMT Optimization for Success Part 6: Solder Paste Particle Size and Its Effect on Stencil Printing Ultra-fine Solder Paste Deposits This final post in a series on the stencil printing aspect of SMT optimization using ultrafine solder paste pulls together everything we have discussed previously as…
Folks, As mentioned in the last post, it is a common problem with the PIP (pin-in-paste) process to struggle to get adequate solder volume. If the PCB and component metrics are such that obtaining enough solder (by delivering an adequate volume of solder paste) is an issue, it can be helpful …
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