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 previous post introduced all of the different type of preheaters. The Hot Plate or Platen preheater will be the first type I will discuss. If you are looking for a low-cost option for preheating, the Hot Plate or Platen preheating is the way to go. The preheater consists of an iron plate with strip…
For this week’s World of Solder Preforms series installment, Brandon Judd explains the importance of reflow profiling: Solder preforms are a very common method of reducing voiding in a soldered device with larger X/Y dimensions. Compared to solder paste (which is approximately 50% flux by…
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