[EMS Discuss] lead free solder

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Apr 3 12:48:11 PDT 2013


I believe lead based solder is generally easier to work with as it has a
lower melting temperature.  The downside is that it obviously contains
lead.  The lead-free stuff requires higher temperatures and can be slightly
trickier to use but I haven't ever found it to be a problem.


On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:

> The lead based solder tastes sweeter.****
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> EW****
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> *From:* EMAIL HIDDEN [mailto:
> EMAIL HIDDEN] *On Behalf Of *Elizabeth
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> On another note, I just got a spool of  lead-free solder which I will
> bring in the next time we come - please help yourself to it (I don't know
> much about this and wasn't sure if there is some advantage to the lead?) *
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