Is wire solder the same as pipe solder?

Answer 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 »

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What Is the Difference Between Photoshop Elements 3.0 & Premier Elements 3.0?

Adobe offers commercial versions of two of its most popular software packages. The commercial versions are less expensive and easier to use than the professional versions. Photoshop Elements 3 and ... Read More »

How to Make a Solder Tip From a Nail?

A soldering iron is used to heat metal components to a high enough temperature such that solder will melt and flow over an electrical connection; it physically consists of a handle, heating element... Read More »

How to Make Fancy Solder Jewelry?

Metal soldering, which is a basic metalworking skill that involves joining two pieces of metal together, is often used in jewelry making. Soldering techniques are applied to making rings or loops, ... Read More »

What Elements Make Up PVC?

PVC is the abbreviation for polyvinyl chloride, one of a vast number of plastics made up from long strings of carbon-based molecules. In the case of PVC, the chain is a vinyl polymer consisting of ... Read More »