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soft solder

noun
1.
a solder fusible at temperatures below 700°F (370°C), generally an alloy of lead and tin.
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Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • He believed that the point of failure was the soft solder joint.
  • Alloys of tin are used in articles containing soft solder, pewter, bronze and phosphor bronze.
  • All soft solder joints will be replaced with a flare fitting or with a silver solder joint.
  • Apply a hydrochloric acid stainless steel flux, heat ordinary soft solder and apply to pin holes as necessary.

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