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Rapid Lead-Free Solder Wire 18SWG 1.2mm 500g Reel

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Brand: Rapid MPN: 85-1164 EAN-13: 5053556001033
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Rapid high purity lead-free tin / copper solder is a cost-effective and versatile alternative to conventional lead solder and is suitable for all but the most demanding general purpose applications.

  • Tin alloy with 0.7% copper
  • Flux cored
  • Melting point 227°C
  • 18SWG (1.2mm) diameter
  • Supplied on a 500g reel

Order codeMftrs Part No.SWGDiameterPack size
85-116585-1165191.0mm12g tube
85-116285-1162181.2mm100g reel
85-116485-1164181.2mm500g reel
85-116685-1166220.7mm100g reel
85-116885-1168220.7mm500g reel

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12 July 2015 Question by: Mr Richard Christon | Product code: 85-1164
Q. What length of solder is on one of these reels?
A. Hi Richard, thank you for your question. There is approximately 61 meters of solder.

28 June 2013 Question by: Geof Helm | Product code: 85-1164
Q. What is the recommended iron tip temperature and is it different for the 22SWG version.
A. Hi Geof. Thank you for your question. I would recommend 350 degrees to 375 degrees for both types of solder wire.


Solder Review 85-1164

Reviewed by: Les Stanley - 05 September 2019
Great product and good value. It is my day to day solder on all products.

Lead Free solder

Reviewed by: Mr John Godsland - 24 July 2015
In many years I have used a variety of lead free solder from all of the usual brands and catalogue suppliers, including some quite expensive types with a high silver content. I have never bought the same type twice - finding most difficult to use, poor flow, including wicking through plated holes, difficult to re melt - and dull looking joints. So I was very surprised to find the Rapid lead free solder so nice to use - with attractive shiny joints - and good flowing properties. I will certainly re-order this type when my reel runs out!