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Silver - cyanide

Defect

Typical cause

Analysis to confirm cause

Remedy

Adhesion poor

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Distribution of deposits poor

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Dull deposits

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Dark deposits

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Electrical conductivity poor (applications where high conductivity is paramount)

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Migration of deposit in service (normally in conditions of high humidity and applied potential and causing electrical shorts)

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Solderability poor

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“Spotting” on the surface after storage

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Thickness of deposits low with evidence of high operating voltage

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Wear resistance poor

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