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Fields of application

5 Especially made for this purpose
4 Generally qualified for this purpose
3 Generally usable, but not the best choice
2 Generally not usable for this purpose
1 Wrong choice

Technical support

Our staff of application and support engineers has long time experience and know -how in all standard processes. Our large customer base enables our engineers to know also special processes and applications.
Please contact us for any question related to process and application issues. Of course all members of the Balver Zinn application engineers are discrete to preserve company and process secret.
A short overview about the material choices according to different application can be seen below:

Alloy recommendation for standard applications

 Selective and wave soldering
  SN100C SN100CS SN97C SN96C SCAN-Ge I-SAC
Wave soldering nitrogen 5 4 5 5 5 5
Wave soldering air 4 5 4 4 5 5
Selective soldering nitrogen 5 4 4 4 5 5
Selective soldering air 4 5 4 4 5 5

Alloy properties and typical process temperatures

 ApplicationProcess Temperature
Alloy Composition Density Temp. Wave Select Dipping Reflow Wave Select. Dipping
Bi58Sn42 Bi58Sn42 8.7 139 2 2 3 4 ~ ~ ~
Sn63Pb37 Sn63Pb37 8.4 183 5 5 5 5 250 250 - 280 > 280
SN96C SnAg3.8Cu0.7 7.5 217 5 4 3 5 265 290 - 320  
SN100C; SN100CS SnCu0.7NiGe 7.4 227 5 5 5 4 265 290 - 320 > 300
SnCu1 SnCu1 7.3 227 3 3 3 3 265 290 - 320  
SCAN-Ge 053 SnCu0.5Ag3.0NiGe 7.4 217 - 219 5 4 3 5 265 292 - 320  
I-SAC 305 SnAg3.0Cu0.5CoGe 7.4 217 - 219 5 4 3 5 265 294 - 320  
SN97C SnAg3.0Cu0.5 7.5 217 - 219 5 4 3 5 265 290 - 320  
I-SAC 105 SnAg1.0Cu0.5CoGe 7.4 217 - 227 5 4 4 4 265 293 - 320  
SCA SnAg0.3Cu0.7 7.3 217 - 227 4 3 3 4 265 291 - 320  
SCAN-Ge 0703 SnCu0.7Ag0.3NiGe 7.4 217 - 227 5 4 4 4 265 290 - 320 > 300
SCAN-Ge 071 SnCu0.7Ag1.0NiGe 7.4 217 - 227 5 4 4 4 265 291 - 320  
SN100C2 SnCu2NiGe 7.2 227 - 250 1 1 5 1 ~ ~ > 300
SN100C3 SnCu3NiGe 7.3 227 - 260 1 1 5 1 ~ ~ > 400
SN100C4 SnCu4NiGe 7.4 227 - 270 1 1 5 1 ~ ~ > 500
PbSn5Ag2 PbSnAg2 11.1 296 - 301 2 3 5 2 ~ ~ > 400
PbAg2 PbAg2 11.2 304 - 305 2 3 5 2 ~ ~ > 400