Soldering is the process of joining two metal objects together by a third soft metal alloy which is called solder. Solder is a metal alloy which melts at a lower temperature than the metals being soldered. Two types of solder are commonly used. One is a soft solder, which is an alloy of tin and lead. The other is a hard solder, which is an alloy of copper and zinc. This is usually called spelt or silver solder.
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(2007). The joining of metals by soldering and welding. In: Englisch für Maschinenbauer. Vieweg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-8248-9415-4_5
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