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For Dummies explains that the key to soldering is to apply heat to the points requiring connection and not to the soldering iron itself. By doing so, the joint is evenly connected on all sides, providing a smooth transfe... More »

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Traditional soldering material is primarily composed of lead and tin, while modern lead-free solder is made out of a combination of several metallic elements, including silver, copper, bismuth, zinc, indium and antimony.... More »

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Eutectic solder is a solder made of 37 percent lead and 63 percent tin and is also called 63/37 solder. Eutectic solder melts at a single temperature, which makes it preferable to non-eutectic solder. 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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The three-point hitch on a tractor uses one upper and two lower connection points, providing a stable way to attach equipment to the rear of the tractor. The two lower connection points include hydraulic cylinders that r... More »

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Traditional soldering material is primarily composed of lead and tin, while modern lead-free solder is made out of a combination of several metallic elements, including silver, copper, bismuth, zinc, indium and antimony.... More »

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The first step to removing solder is to assemble a solder wick and a soldering iron. Next, prepare the surface and apply heat. Remove the solder and clean the area. More »

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