Soldering Process

Soldering process is similar to that of brazing except the temperature. The temperature here must be below 450 degree C as per American welding Society (AWS) definition.

Fig.1: Soldering Process

Advantages:

–      Size of the heat affected zone is very less

–      Less expensive

–      Dissimilar materials can be joined

Disadvantages:

–      Weak joints

Ideal applications: Used extensively in electronics industry for making connections on PCB.

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