tinning

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Construction

  • Coating metal with a tin alloy for corrosion protection or as a presoldering procedure.

Electronics

  • The application of a thin coat of solder to the tip of a soldering iron, and/or the conductors or surfaces to be soldered, to help ensure proper heating, to minimize the transfer of impurities, and to obtain a sound joint. Also called tin (2).
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