Category Archives for Soldering Iron Advice

At What Tempurature Does Solder Melt?

At What Temperature Does Solder Melt? Some Quick Tips.

We assume it is your first time tackling a soldering job and finding yourself in dire need of identifying the right temperature to melt the solder.  When soldering, it is very important to take proper time and understand everything – from the tools to the processes – in order to prevent mistakes that could potentially […]

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How to Tin a Soldering Iron: A Quick Guide

How to Tin a Soldering Iron: A Quick Guide

Tinning is an important part of caring and maintaining a soldering iron. If you have never soldered before and want to make sure your device is well maintained, (of course!) then you’re on the right track. These easy and short instructions will help you out along the way. So, keep reading folks!  What is a […]

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How to Solder Wires: An Extremely Easy-to-Follow Process

How to Solder Wires: An Extremely Easy-to-Follow Process

Soldering is not just for connecting two or more metal components. It is even used to attach several types of materials, including wires, for a good, strong, and permanent bond. So, if you’re looking for a guide to help you solder wires together, you’re in the right place! We’ll walk you through the steps of […]

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How to Remove Solder

How to Remove Solder, and Other Soldering Tips

​Soldering is a useful skill that can help you achieve efficient results whether you want to use it for DIY projects or business purposes. Soldering is not only for a handyman, but it is also for people who need to do a simple fix or assembly of electronics. Generally, it is primarily used to join […]

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How to Solder Without a Soldering Iron

How to Solder Without a Soldering Iron

A soldering iron is very useful to have if you work with electronics, wiring, or other small pieces of metal. Soldering irons allow you to easily join wires and small metal pieces. It’s pretty much welding on a small scale and for electrical products. It’s a great skill to have if you plan on building […]

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How To Clean A Soldering Iron

How To Clean A Soldering Iron

To be totally fair, cleaning a soldering iron, as well as maintaining it, is really not all that hard. As long as you perform these regular maintenance tasks every few weeks, or more or less depending on how much you use the soldering iron, you should be able to keep it in top condition for quite some time.

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History 101 - The Modern Soldering Iron

History 101 – The Modern Soldering Iron

The art of joining metals together has been recorded as far back as about 5,000 years ago. The first evidence of soldering and irons used in the process can be traced back to Mesopotamia.   While evidence points to that time period, techniques like soldering and brazing are believed to have originated very early in […]

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3 Fun Projects to Do with a Soldering Iron

If you want to get more into DIY projects and dive into the world of working with electronics, you need to learn how to solder. While you can use soldering in non-electrical activities, like jewelry making, many projects will deal with electronics.   It’s okay to be a little wary of working with a hot […]

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What Is the Function of Soldering Iron The Basic Six

What Is the Function of Soldering Iron: The Basic Six

When answering, what is the function of soldering irons, they have plenty of different functions that you can use to your advantage. Learn more.

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How to Keep Soldering Iron from Oxidizing Tool Care Tips

How to Keep Soldering Irons from Oxidizing: Tool Care Tips

When it comes to learning how to keep soldering iron from oxidizing, the best thing that you can do is take a lot of precautions in how you store your iron.

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