Solder Tubes – Precise Solder for Electrical Connection in Heat Shrink Solder Sleeves
Indium Corporation’s Solder Tubes provide a precise, controlled amount of solder for heat shrink electrical joint termination within solder sleeves.
While Solder Tubes are similar in shape to standard washers, the tight wall-to-height/thickness ratios of 3 or more is a key distinguishing feature. Solder Tubes can be customized to meet your heat shrink solder sleeve requirements and are ideal for a number of applications including:
- Radio systems
- Wire harness
- EMI shield to ground termination
- Wire to wire splicing, and more
Flux coating is available to facilitate the soldering process. Typically, flux coatings can be applied in the range of 0.5%–2% by weight and are available in no-clean, RMA and RA
Visual Reflow Indicators
There are two options available for visual verification that the reflow temperature for the solder has been reached:
- Thermochromic indicator dye which disappears when the proper temperature has been reached. This dye is added to the flux coating and does not interfere with reflow.
- External indicator ring which is made of an alloy that melts at a higher temperature than the base tube. Once the outer ring is reflowed, it is an indication that the base tube has also reflowed.
- Wall-to-height/thickness ratios of 3 or more
- Visual reflow verification
- Flux coatings can be applied in the range of 0.5%-2% by weight
- Available in the most frequently used solder alloys, including:
- SAC alloys
- Non-standard alloys are also available, depending on the alloy.
For more information, contact Robert McKerrow at email@example.com or +1 315 853 4900.
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