How to Remove Solder With a Hot Air Gun?

Answer Removing solder can be tricky, unless you have a heating agent that is able to melt the solder--like a hot air gun. The process is very simple and straightforward. Essentially, by heating the solde... Read More »

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How to Remove Solder?

Soldering is the process of joining 2 materials together by fusing them with a melted filler metal. Soldering has many practical applications, from assembling tiny electrical components on a circui... Read More »

Is wire solder the same as pipe solder?

Wire solder is often a combination of lead and tin while pipe solder is lead-free. However, plumbing solder too was once a lead-tin alloy. In 1986 the Safe Drinking Water Act, forbade the use of le... Read More »

Can you carve wax with a solder gun?

Solder guns can carve wax, but it may be awkward to do so. The tips on most soldering irons and guns are thicker than those usually used when carving wax. A better solution is to heat a knife, used... Read More »

How to Braze With a Silver Solder?

Silver brazing is a type of welding or soldering that creates a permanent and durable bond between two pieces of steel or copper using metallic silver as a glue. When the base metal is heated, micr... Read More »