soldering flux

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Noun1.soldering flux - flux applied to surfaces that are to be joined by soldering; flux cleans the surfaces and results in a better bond
flux - a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
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A round tin pill box, the sides of which will compress and spring out again, makes a splendid container for soldering flux. Punch a hole through the side and the flux can be expelled exactly at the point desired and only the necessary amount will come out.
The five day course covers the regulations for ground, air, and ocean shipping of hazardous materials like soldering flux. Ocean (IMDG) shipping will be a new certification, added this year in response to a large increase in ocean exports.
Apart from high-performance batteries, lithium carbonate is used for soldering flux, in lubricants, focal lenses, and ceramics.
Apply soldering flux around the whole joint and apply heat with a torch until the old solder melts.
One of the most significant chemicals used in the manufacturing process is rosin or organic acid-based soldering flux, which may be either compounded with solder powder into paste, or used as a stand-alone formulation.
Most cases of occupational asthma are caused by flour/grain or hay; soldering flux used in welding and soldering; wood dust from woodwork or saw-milling; animals from labs; glues or resins or isocyanates used in spray painting or foam manufacture.
He is convinced his medical condition was work related, believing the asthma was caused by soldering flux and the depression by inhaling solvent Trichloroethylene.