What is soldering paste for?

Answer Soldering paste is a form of solder used to "print" electronic printed circuit boards (PCB) in mass-produced electronics. A stencil is used to selectively apply the paste on the board, meaning the ... Read More »

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What type of soldering iron is used for soldering jewelry?

Choosing the right type of jewelry soldering iron depends on the material with which you choose to solder. "Soft Solder" (or tin-based) can be heated with a simple fine-tipped electric soldering ir... Read More »

What is soldering?

Soldering is the process of joining two pieces of metal together by melting them with a tool, called a soldering iron, that is electrically heated. A solder is used to actually fuse the different m... Read More »

What Is a Soldering Gun?

A soldering gun is a tool with a pistol-like shape that uses electricity to heat a tip that is used to melt and join metals such as tin. A soldering iron is wand-shaped tool that can also be to joi... Read More »

What is a soldering tip made of?

Most soldering tips contain copper or a copper alloy because copper conducts heat very well. The soldering tip's copper core, covered in iron or a nickel plating, helps prolong the tip's life.Refer... Read More »