Solder Melting Point

From: Marvin <>
Date: Fri Dec 3 14:17:52 1999 wrote:
> 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.

The melting point of solder varies depending on its composition. Eutectic
solder (63/37) melts at about 361 degrees F and the melting point raises as
the percentage of either the lead or tin content raises.
Received on Fri Dec 03 1999 - 14:17:52 GMT

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