To use a soldering iron safely, wear eye protection, such as safety goggles or glasses, at all times. Solders emit strong fumes that can be toxic, so work in a well-ventilated area to prevent buildup. Never hold the wire... More »

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A Cold Heat soldering iron is a tool that melts solder. It uses batteries, unlike typical soldering irons that plug into the wall, and cools down after use. More »

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Soldering repairs for radiators include fixing leaks, cracks and holes. Automotive radiators are commonly made of aluminum, brass or copper, which are metals that can be patched and repaired with solder. Performing solde... More »

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Solder electrical connections by protecting the work surface, preparing the soldering iron, mechanically connecting the materials and soldering the joint. Avoid touching the end of the soldering iron, as it is very hot. More »

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Safety glasses or goggles are a requirement in many laboratory environments because they yield a level of protection for the user. It is better to err on the side of precaution than to be avoidably hurt. More »

Laboratory safety supplies include goggles or safety glasses, face shields, lab coats, gloves, fume hoods, fire blankets and spill kits. Some safety equipment applies directly to an individual, whereas other supplies pro... More »

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Major types of chemistry laboratory equipment include glassware, such as watch glasses, beakers and flasks; tools for grasping or holding items, such as crucible tongs, forceps and test tube holders; measuring equipment,... More »