YOU MAY ASK:
WHY DO I NEED A FLUX?
Solder flux is the necessary ingredient in any solder operation. First it cleans the metal, then helps the solder flow properly when heated. It can be applied separate from the solder or be a part of the solder, contained in the core of the solder. There are different types of flux, first there is Acid. Acid flux is great, used mostly in commercial operations because it can be dangerous, and any excess flux MUST be completely removed or everything will corrode. The second flux most used is the Rosin flux, used a lot in the electronic business. Rosin flux works OK, but when used on electronics it also should be removed since it leaves behind a very sticky mess. On certain electronic circuits it MUST be removed because the rosin attracts water. And it can cause problems in very high speed electronics. Some type of cleaner must be used to remove the excess rosin from items, which in themselves can be dangerous. The other common type of flux is Organic Water Soluble flux. Organic flux has been around for some time, but not readily available to the general public.
Aluminum Soldering Flux Gel
High Activity, Chloride-
Effective in joining aluminum to aluminum
and aluminum To most ferrous and non-
alloys, including some grades of stainless steel**.
Active 350 -
Clean up with hot water
Superior No.1260 is excellent for soldering
LiPoly Cells or Other cells with Aluminum tabs.
Don’t accept a unknown substitute!
Note: Great care must be taken when working
with any type of battery (Disclaimer)
Use with 91/9 Tin/Zinc Solder for Aluminum
Use with 96/4 Tin/Silver Solder for other metals
Great for repairing cast RR cars and engine chassis
** For Soldering Stainless Steel, not aluminum, and other difficult
We recommend using solid wire solder with this flux,
this will give a stronger and cleaner joint.
CAN ONLY BE SHIPPED TO
CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES
CAN ONLY SHIP VIA UPS GROUND
OR USPS (STANDARD PARCEL, GND)
Note: No.1260 Contains: Amino ethylethanolamine, Ammonium Fluoborate, Zinc Oxide, and Triethanolamine, and must be handled with care and used with adequate ventilation.
available in: 2, 4, 8 Fluid Ounce bottles
If you prefer
Keep your iron working properly
They are being used more and more in electronics because they are easy to use and can be cleaned up with just plain water. Supersafe™ is an Organic Flux, easy to use and clean up. Click for more about flux.
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HERE Soldering Tips
See SDS N0.1260 for complete information