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Solder flux

  • Description: A small tin or plastic tub of solder flux. Read and adhere to all safety precautions on the packaging.
  • Purpose: Prevents oxidation of metals being joined by soldering at elevated temperatures, and helps solder flow over heated parts by improving the wettabitlity of the solder.
  • Source: Hardware stores, electronic stores (e.g. Radio Shack) and on-line.
  • Approximate Cost: $2 to $3.

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solder_flux.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/24 11:43 by nathalie