Solder Problems (PDP-8/m related)

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Date: Fri Dec 3 05:47:21 1999

> You're right. I meant to add that the solder that I'm using is a very
> low temperature solder with silver in it. 500 or 600 degrees would be too
> cold for standard solder. I love this silver stuff, it expensive but it
> flows beautifully. Most of the stuff that I work on is tiny so a one ounce
> roll will last for a couple of years.

Eh? Silver solder is certainly very nice, flows well, bonds to a lot of metals,
etc., but isn't it usually _higher_ melting point? Conventional solder melts at
around 450 F, I think. (Anyone have the exact figure?), silver solder typically
at 600.


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