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How hot will a 30w soldering iron get?

Saturday, January 15th, 2011
Nick Henderson asked:

I appear to be having some difficulty with de-soldering on my laptops motherboard.
I have a faithfull 30w soldering iron but it won't melt the solder.
I have read online that solder mounts at about 190 degrees and a 30w iron should reach temperatures of about 450 degrees, so what could be the problem?

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How to make solder not stick to soldering iron?

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
JakeyJake asked:

I am trying to solder a small wire to something like a computer chip and the solder keeps sticking to my soldering iron, and i dont know how to prevent it......please help.

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Basic Electronics Course with Soldering Techniques – Is there a Download Course Guide?

Friday, December 17th, 2010
Lilian B asked:

I want to learn basic electronics & soldering techniques through online projects and easy lessons. Is there a single guide that can help me do this?

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How use liquied flux in soldering?

Sunday, December 12th, 2010
mahvid_1363 asked:

I want to know what's liquid flux?
And do it decrease temperature of soldering?
And how can we use it in soldering?

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Can i use some sort of tape instead of a soldering iron?

Monday, November 29th, 2010
Anthony asked:

I'm working on something and i need to solder wires together but I don't have a soldering iron. Can I just use electrical tape or duct tape? Also, an electrical current needs to be able to go through the wires.

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how hot does a 25 watt soldering iron get?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Travis asked:

Its a 25 watt 120 volt ac ECG soldering iron. Im not asking for faq's on soldering irons im just interested in how hot the tip was when it landed on my finger.

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How to prevent Soldering Iron from discoloring?

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
asdasd asked:

I'm new to soldering, what causes the iron to turn purple and brown (like it has burned up)?

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What type of soldering iron should I use?

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
Bedtuu asked:

Well, I'm modding my xbox controller, and my last soldering iron broke (Not melting solder no more). Is there any ideal soldering iron I should use? Or no? And is there a product to keep my soldering iron last longer,
Thanks in advance,
Nathan ☺

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Is the Weller WSB25HK 25 Watt Short Barrel Hobby Iron good for electronics projects?

Thursday, September 9th, 2010
kattie . asked:

Or could you recommend me a good (and affordable) soldering iron for electronics?

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How do i go about desoldering this component from a PCB?

Sunday, July 4th, 2010
Eric H asked:

I'm trying to desolder a component from a board, the only problem is that the component has an outer metal housing that is soldered to the board and the metal dissipates the heat so I cant melt the solder. i have a 40 watt weller iron, desoldering braid, and a vacuum pump. How am i supposed to get this off?

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