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sol·der

(sod'ĕr),
1. A fusible alloy used to unite edges or surfaces of two pieces of metal of higher melting point; hard solders, usually containing gold or silver as their main constituent, are usually used in dentistry to connect noble metal alloys.
2. To join two pieces of metal with such an alloy.
[L. solido, to make solid, through Fr., various forms]

solder

[sod′ər]
Etymology: L, solidatio, making solid
1 n, a fusible metal or alloy used to unite pieces of metals with higher fusion temperatures.
2 v, to fasten together pieces of metal through the use of this material.

sol·der

(sod'ĕr)
1. A fusible alloy used to unite edges or surfaces of two pieces of metal of higher melting point; hard solders, usually containing gold or silver as their main constituent, are frequently used in dentistry to connect noble metal alloys.
2. To join two pieces of metal with such an alloy.
[L. solido, to make solid, through Fr., various forms]

solder (sod´ur),

n a fusible alloy of metals used to unite the edges or surfaces of two pieces of metal.
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Adequate airflow to the base region is required in order to bring the solder paste into the aqueous state.
Data analysis shows the best way to avoid bridging is to solder with the following settings (FIGURE 1):
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Then, the group added solder to serve as hinges along all the edges of each of the squares.
In contrast, mechanical stress does not play a role so that weakly adhesive peelable solder masks can be used.
The main approach to replacing lead in solder has been to look for other metals as substitutes.
The High Temperature Fatigue Resistant Solder Project was summarized in an invited article in Advanced Materials and Processes, April 2001, written by NIST staff.
The Council has passed legislation that has gradually and effectively reduced the uses for leaded solders .
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