Can i use silicone for secure/fix/ one Capac. El. 'pin' to the board ?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by UnnamedUser159, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. UnnamedUser159

    Thread Starter Member

    May 3, 2016
    From the back side one CE has not normal solder. Have used silver contained lacker to make a conductivity. The one 'pin' of the CE is maybe unstable and can moves a little.
    I can use the stick silicone to fix it a little for the board, but don`t know if from some heat it`s gonna flows and makes something bad.
    I attach one photo and have been marked that CE with arrow.

  2. GopherT

    AAC Fanatic!

    Nov 23, 2012
    Get someone to help you solder it. The conductive adhesives has high resistance and is not as conductive (or permanent) as most would hope.

    If you want to keep the part from moving on the top of the board, the silicon will work but keep it away from metal unless you know it is not a humidity cure silicone. Humidity-cure silicone give off acetic acid as they cure and it can rust metal. The best way to test is put a drop on a piece of paper and smell it after a few minutes. If it smells like vinegar, it is not good for metal.
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  3. mcgyvr

    AAC Fanatic!

    Oct 15, 2009
    ^^This.. Glad you mentioned this Gopher..