Solders

What is solder?
Solder is a metal alloy with a low melting temperature point. It is used to permanently join two metals with a higher melting point. Soldering is a process commonly used in the electronics industry for PCBs, jewellery manufacturing and pipework in plumbing.
Solder is to be used alongside a soldering iron for hand soldering.

What forms of solder are there?
• The majority of solder comes in wire form. There are a range of wire diameters available to suit various applications and joints.
• Solder granules are ideal for soldering machines and tinning crucibles. They are small pellets of solder popular for jewellery making too.
• Paste solder is ideal for use in printed circuit boards (PCBs) and connecting surface mount electronic components. It is a sticky paste which is applied to a board by printing or painting.

What metal is used in solder?

Solder is made using a mixture of metals. A popular combination is 60/40 solder; 60% tin and 40% lead. There are other %s of tin and lead available too. Silver is also used in solder for higher temperatures to create stronger joints, also known as silver soldering, hard soldering or silver brazing.

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Description Price Model Number Wire Diameter Percent Lead Product Form Melting Point Percent Silver Percent Tin Flux Type Product Weight Flux Content Percent Percent Copper
RS Stock No. 800-7646
BrandRS PRO
£25.08
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60/40 NC600 1.01mm 40.0% Wire +183°C - 60.0% Rosin Based 500g 2.2% -
RS Stock No. 800-7652
BrandRS PRO
£13.95
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- 1.27mm 40% Wire +183°C - 60% Colophony Free- ORL0 250g 2 → 4% -
RS Stock No. 800-7655
BrandRS PRO
£27.47
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SAC305 NC600 1.01mm - Wire +217°C 3.0% 96.5% Rosin Based 250g 2.2% 0.5%
RS Stock No. 756-8869
BrandRS PRO
£25.16
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- 1.2mm 40% Wire +183°C - 60% Colophony Free- ORL0 500g 2% -
RS Stock No. 800-7636
BrandRS PRO
£46.45
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SN100E NC600 0.25mm - Wire +228°C - 99.5% Rosin Based 250g 3.3% 0.5%
RS Stock No. 756-8878
BrandRS PRO
£26.47
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- 0.7mm 40% Wire +183°C - 60% Colophony Free- ORL0 500g 2% -
RS Stock No. 800-7630
BrandRS PRO
£34.84
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SN100E NC600 1.01mm - Wire +228°C - 99.5% Rosin Based 500g 3.3% 0.5%
RS Stock No. 800-7642
BrandRS PRO
£52.11
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SAC305 NC600 1.01mm - Wire +217°C 3.0% 96.5% Rosin Based 500g 2.2% 0.5%
RS Stock No. 179-6673
BrandRS PRO
£12.04
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- 1.2mm 40% - +183°C - 60% Rosin 250g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6674
BrandRS PRO
£22.73
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- 1.2mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6666
BrandRS PRO
£15.30
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- 0.5mm 40% - +183°C - 60% Rosin 250g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6680
BrandRS PRO
£22.85
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- 1mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6668
BrandRS PRO
£30.19
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- 0.5mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6675
BrandRS PRO
£15.30
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- 0.5mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 250g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6682
BrandRS PRO
£22.68
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- 1.57mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6659
BrandRS PRO
£23.01
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- 0.7mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6670
BrandRS PRO
£23.01
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- 0.7mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6677
BrandRS PRO
£12.24
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- 0.7mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 250g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6684
BrandRS PRO
£22.85
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- 1mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Water Soluble 500g 1 → 5% -
RS Stock No. 179-6661
BrandRS PRO
£22.85
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- 1mm 35 → 45% - +183°C - 55 → 65% Rosin 500g 1 → 5% -
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