A 500g reel of high grade 18swg solder wire containing 60% tin and 40% lead.
Rapid 60/40 Tin/Lead Solder Wire provides excellent solder joint reliability, superior joint strength and excellent thermal and mechanical fatigue resistance. It has a rosin-activated flux which requires little cleaning after making the solder joint. It is ideal for use in applications requiring good activation.
Melting temperature 190°C
Recommended minimum bit temperature 300°C
Rosin activated flux manufactured to JISZ3283
Please note: This product contains lead and rosin. As of 1st March 2018 the supply of solder containing lead at a concentration above the relevant limit as set out under Article 67 (by virtue of Annex XVII of the REACH regulation) is restricted to professional use only.
We recommend that schools use lead-free solder for all projects.
13 August 2014 Question by: Allen Morgan
| Product code: 85-0610
Q. I have been using tin/lead solder with the shown product code for about 7 years. This does not appear to have flux in it. The present product has flux. The solder is used for brass and nickel silver model railway kits which have to be cleaned for painting. How easy is it to remove flux residue, please or do you do tin/lead solder without flux?
A. Hi Allen. Thank you for your question. We do not appear to have any versions without flux but we can recommend is either using a higher temperature to burn off the flux when soldering or it can be removed after with a small wire or tooth brush and some alcohol spray or liquid will remove it.