12_soldering_safely

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he objective of this tutorial is to prepare ± The objective of this tutorial is to prepare you for safe and successful soldering. ± Soldering is an integral skill in freshman ngineering education engineering education. earning to solder will help you in future ± Learning to solder will help you in future engineering courses.
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± Soldering in the context of this class is the joining of metals through the heating of an easily melted, metallic material (solder). ± Soldering is useful for extending the length of circuit component wires and connecting circuit components together. (Here 2 resistors are joined in series.)
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Because the tip of a soldering iron can get up to 750 degrees F (this varies depending on the model), soldering is a fire hazard. ± Not only is soldering a fire hazard, but fumes associated with ldering are dangerous soldering are dangerous, especially to asthmatics. aterials used in soldering may ± Materials used in soldering may contain lead or other toxins. ± Because of these hazards, it is
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course ENGR 120 taught by Professor Hall during the Winter '08 term at LA Tech.

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