12 Sep '17, 8pm

Think You Know Everything About Soldering?

Think You Know Everything About Soldering?

I’ve worked a few days in an electronics company and has been invaluable for learning techniques and tools and how to use them properly. It was for repairing very expensive hardware so quality was everything there. Can you imagine cleaning power supplies with a bacteria solution, then drying in a 70 degrees oven? Using x-rays to check bga resoldered joints? Using IR thermometers to increase the PCB temperature gradually to avoid warping. I really liked the way a pre-heater makes soldering with lower temperatures much easier using either a hot air or normal soldering iron preferably with a well type tip. Of course most of this isn’t within reach for most hobbyist or hacker but a hot air iron and pre-heater certainly is. Or something as simple as that gel type flux, really makes many soldering or desoldering jobs a lot better and easier. If you ever get the chance to sit wit...

Full article: https://hackaday.com/2017/09/12/think-you-know-everything...

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