Solder Problems (PDP-8/m related)

From: Joe <>
Date: Fri Dec 3 17:32:41 1999

At 06:45 PM 12/3/99 +0000, Tony wrote:
>Another warning. There's a stuff called 'silver solder' used by
>engineers. This is _NOT_ the same stuff at all -- it's high melting point
>(you can use it on small steam engine boilers, etc). I'm not sure it even
>contains silver.

   I'm not sure either but they sure charge an arm and a leg for it! They
use it here for air conditioning work. It takes a LOT of heat to melt that
stuff. Even a propane torch won't work. You have to use Oxy-Actylene or
MAPP gas.

Received on Fri Dec 03 1999 - 17:32:41 GMT

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