P. Kay's Puretronix wire solder is extruded and manufactured using state-of-the-art extruding and wire drawing processes. It is available as solid wire or flux cored wire in a wide variety of diameters and spool sizes. Each spool is level wound, providing kink-free distribution to the work area. Puretronix wire solder is available in one pound, five pound, and twenty-five pound spools. Pay off packs are also available.
|Diameter (Inches)||Gauge||Diameter (mm)||Standard|
Industry standard solder alloys are listed in the above table. Other solder alloys may also be available. Alloy selection is determined by melting temperature and application.
NOTE: P. Kay Metal specifications meet or exceed those established in ASTMB-32, ANSI/J-STD 006 (formerly QQS-571F) and JIS z3282.
|Description||Non-activated Rosin||Mildly Activated Rosin||Activated Rosin||No Clean||Water Soluble Organic|
|Performance Characteristics||Extremely mild, for military and very clean electronic assembly surfaces.||Mild for military and electronic assemblies||General use in electronic and electrical assembly.||Cosmetically clean appearance after soldering. Similar to RMA in terms of activity.||Very active, residue easily removed.|
|Residue Removal||Not required but solvent or saponifier soluble.||Not required but solvent or saponifier soluble.||Generally not required but solvent or saponifier soluble||Not required but solvent or saponifier soluble.||Residue must be removed. Neutralizer and warm water required|
|Use on these surfaces||Platinum, Gold, Copper, Tin, Silver, Palladium, Solder||Platinum, Gold, Copper, Tin, silver, Palladium, Solder||Same as RMA plus; Nickel, Cadmium, Brass, Lead, Bronze, Beryllium Copper||Platinum, Gold, Copper, Tin, Silver, Palladium, Solder||Same as: R.A. plus: Kovar, Nickel-Iron|