Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Solder dross recovery system

27 March 2019 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Stannol’s Solder Saver is a mechanical device to reduce dross, which occurs as an unavoidable side effect in wave soldering systems.

According to its manufacturer, solder consumption can be reduced by 30 - 50%, meaning it can provide a return on investment in just a few months.

The handling of the device is simple and can be performed without any training. The user simply places the tip of the Solder Saver into the wave solder bath at a shallow angle, so that the blades can reduce the dross. When the blades start rotating after actuating a pushbutton, the sponge-like dross structure will be broken up and a part of the metal will be directed back to the soldering bath.

The device can be used for multiple wave and selective soldering systems, and is suitable for lead-containing and lead-free solder baths.



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