4 Soldering and Desoldering

Solder is a fusible metal alloy used to make permanent electrical connections between wires and other electronic components. If you really want to dive deep into robotics, eventually you’ll need to learn to solder. By using solder that melts under relatively low temperatures of a few hundred degrees, you can join two pieces of metal together and create an electrical bond. This requires both a particular set of tools and a number of safety precautions.


Soldering Tools and Materials

You’ll need a number of basic items before soldering. First is a soldering iron. Although you can spend hundreds of dollars on a fancy ...

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