Posted: April 12, 2023
How Do Butane Soldering Irons Work?
Butane soldering irons use a butane gas fuel source to generate heat for soldering. Here is how they work:
The butane gas is stored in a refillable tank within the soldering iron. Butane is a hydrocarbon gas that is commonly used in portable heating devices because it is easy to store, transport, and ignite.
The ignition system on a Portasol butane soldering iron involves a piezoelectric system, which generates an electric spark
Posted: March 27, 2023
Soldering is a process of joining two metal surfaces together using a low-melting-point metal alloy called solder. It's a fundamental skill used in various areas including electronics, plumbing, and jewelry making. Here's a soldering how to / beginner's guide to soldering:
What you need to solder:
- Soldering iron
- Cleaning sponge
- Helping hands or a third hand tool (optional)
- Wire cutters/strippers