soft solder

Definitions

Construction

  • A solder used to join metals in welding and brazing applications. It is typically a mixture of tin and lead, although soft solder of pure lead is used in some industries to join copper.

Electronics

  • A solder that melts at a comparatively low temperature. For example, an alloy of lead and tin. This contrasts with a hard solder, which melts at a comparatively high temperature.
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