SMT hobby projects (was Re: group buy for homebrew CPUs?)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Aug 13 17:07:46 CDT 2006
On Aug 13, 2006, at 12:36 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> All of the online information that I've seen about solder paste
> that distributors will ship the stuff only on an overnight basis in
> insulated containers. Apparently it degrades slowly at room
> and above. Is this not true?
This is true...It dries out, as well as deteriorates chemically. The
containers are marked with expiration dates.
I keep mine sealed in zip-loc bags in the bottom drawer of the
refrigerator, which is not used for food...only solder paste,
batteries, and film for the SEM camera.
Cape Coral, FL
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