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XURON® Rover Mask™ – Cold Weather Care And Storage

By Abby Robey / December 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

Although winter doesn’t officially start until December 21st (for those of us in the northern hemisphere), here in Maine winter arrived several weeks ago with snow and cold temperatures. As a follow up to our previous blog post about our Rover Mask™ , today, we’ll discuss best practices for cold weather storage and shipping.

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All Xuron® brand tools come with our factory warranty covering defects in materials and/or workmanship for the life of the tool.

Let’s Talk Xuron® Tool Warranty

By Abby Robey / October 13, 2014 / 2 Comments

One of our most frequently asked questions when introducing Xuron® products to new users is, “do these come with a warranty”?  The answer is, YES. No one buys a product hoping they will need to make a call to the manufacturer asking about the warranty. It’s been my experience that people avoid making these calls […]

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Xuron®’s Latex Temporary Solder Mask — What You Need To Know

By Abby Robey / May 21, 2014 / 5 Comments

Manufacturing printed circuit boards involves (among other things) components and solder. Components are secured to the PCB and the boards are then sent to a reflow oven or a wave bath for finished soldering.  There will be areas of the PCB that need to be protected from solder and this is why solder mask (or […]

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Desoldering Made Easier and Safer

By Abby Robey / March 11, 2014 / 1 Comment

Desoldering braid (finely braided copper coated with flux) is an excellent product for removing solder. Simply heat the solder with your soldering iron until the solder reflows, touch the braid to the molten solder and in a few seconds the solder has “wicked” up the braid.  Sounds good – until you realize that the copper […]

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Prevent Damage To Printed Circuit Boards By Using Wire Cutters With Lead Retainers

By Abby Robey / December 30, 2013 / 0 Comments

When trimming lead wires from printed circuit boards, the last thing you want is to have the cut-off wires flying back onto the PCB and potentially causing damage.  Solution — Xuron® MIcro-Shear® Flush Cutters with Lead Retainers. The Lead Retainer is a low profile metal “clip” that is installed during the manufacturing process.

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