Oxidation of Metals

, Volume 33, Issue 1–2, pp 95–101 | Cite as

The oxidation of 63Sn/37Pb at typical soldering temperatures

  • R. G. Miller
  • C. Q. Bowles


63Sn/37Pb is a common solder used in the electronics industry. The oxidation of this alloy on a soldering iron in air follows the parabolic rate law from 204–454°C and 0–600 sec. Transmission electron microscopy was used to determine the scale thickness, composition, and morphology.

Key words

63Sn/37Pb solder transfer soldering liquid-alloy oxidation electron microscopy 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Miller
    • 1
  • C. Q. Bowles
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-Kansas CityKansas City

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