In our last installment about soldering, we cover how to solder many common types of components using a traditional iron. A good soldering workstation is however incomplete without hot air rework. No one can argue against the versatility of the iron, but hot air can be indispensable w
In our last soldering article, we wrote about some details about the materials used in soldering as a conceptual introduction to how soldering is done and when to choose different materials or tools. Here, we will cover a more practical side to soldering, showing how some common types
After fabricating a PCB either by making one or ordering from a fab house, the next logical step is to solder whatever electrical components onto the board. Depending on the part count per board and the total number of boards, the maker has a few options for final soldering assembly.