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Chemical silver

Chemical silver surfaces are similar to chemical tin surfaces but they have better properties as to contact appliances and oxidation.


  • pads are totally planar
  • suitable for fine pitch applications
  • better shelf life than chemical tin (approx. 6 – 12 months)
  • multiple soldering is possible
  • high acceptance in the USA


  • not very popular
  • sensitive surface due to a small layer thickness of 0,2µm Ag

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