corrosive flux

corrosive flux

[kə′rō·siv ′fləks]
(metallurgy)
A soldering flux, usually composed of inorganic salts and acids, which provides oxide removal of the base metal upon application of solder; flux remaining on the base metal is corrosive and should be removed.
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For the biased circuit with sufficient corrosive flux (not completely heat-activated), this failure mechanism caused a dendrite to grow across the surface of the capacitor.
Poor installation and maintenance practices, such as improper slope in dry systems, improper cleaning of corrosive flux, and failure to flush system after installation.