Emil Otto GmbH launches additional flux concentrates onto the market


Since the introduction of the flux concentrates, the product line has continued to develop well at Emil Otto. For this reason, the Hessian flux specialist is once again adding to its list at productronica 2019 and presenting two more flux concentrates at the trade fair.

“Since the fluxing agents of the GSP series have proven very reliable in the domestic market, we were also able to record an increasing number of enquiries from abroad. However it turns out, that with shipment overseas, in some cases the freight costs considerably exceed the value of the goods”, declared Markus Geßner, Marketing and Sales Manager at Emil Otto GmbH. Since these conventional fluxing agents are regarded as hazardous goods in the sense of the transport regulations, requirements had to be met that made the product even more expensive. Shipment per air freight was also impossible, as the flux is only allowed to be packed in small containers. In order to circumvent these problems, Emil Otto developed the flux concentrate GSP-25/AF/OVP, which is suitable as a solution for the spray flux application. A complete package consists of a granulate, which is sufficient for 20 litres of fluxing agent.

Furthermore, Emil Otto will present the flux concentrate EO-B-011B. This is a universal fluxing agent low in solids, that is suitable for wave-, selective- and manual soldering and complies with the specification DIN-EN 61190-1-1: L0. Accordingly, it contains organic, halogen-free activation additives with synthetic resin in a special combination coordinated to the thermal requirements of the soldering processes. EO-B-011B can be applied by brushing, spraying, dipping etc. The solid content is 3 %. EO-B-011B is completely free of corrosion.

Geßner emphasised the benefits of using granulates: “Through the transport optimisation the flux concentrates can be transported economically very attractively over great distances, since the shipping agents charge far lower costs for non-hazardous goods. The flux can be mixed on site very easily. Enclosed with each granulate is the necessary information, which liquid in which dosage must be added to the concentrate. The quantities of granulate are sufficient for 5, 10, or 20l”.

Emil Otto will present the new flux concentrates at the productronica 2019 in Munich in Hall A4, Booth 420.


Since 1901 the name “Emil Otto” has stood for top quality. As owner-managed company, Emil Otto is committed to the development and manufacture of high quality fluxing agents. In particular the fluxing agents for electronics production, strip tinning, cooler construction as well as for galvanizing are used by market leaders at home and abroad.

Reliable products and a high level of customer orientation have become the signature over the years. The manufacture takes place in accordance with the latest standards, the Quality- and Environmental Management System has been certified for many years. Emil Otto responds flexibly to customer requests. Special products or product adaptations are developed and implemented in collaboration with system manufacturers and institutes.

EMIL OTTO Flux- u. Oberflächentechnik GmbH

Eltviller Landstrasse 22
D-65346 Eltville (Erbach)
Phone: +49 (6123) 7046 – 0
www.emilotto.de 000000


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