There are many forms of solder wire for your needs. From silver solder in cadmium bearing or cadmium free, solder bars, sticks and pellets, lead free solder, flux cored solder wire, silver copper and many other types of solder wire.
Ordering your silver solder from experienced manufacturer or distributor should give you the reassurance that the solder wire meet your expectations. Having a vast wealth of experience in the industry gives you access to expert knowledge and advice that may be invaluable to your projects.
Whether you want your silver solder supply delivered in ingots, bars, sticks, solids or flux cored solder wires, it’s convenient to have all the options available in one place. No more shopping around for hours on hand finding the exact size and weight silver solder at the right price.
If you’re looking for silver solder, you may be considering whether to use the cadmium bearing or cadmium free variety. There is a ban on the cadmium bearing variety across the EU since December 2011 therefore you will not find it for sale legally in the EU. Cadmium bearing silver solder has been categorised as an unacceptable risk to health or the environment. Therefore the sale of cadmium bearing silver solder has been banned.
There is a vast range of alternative cadmium free silver solder available that will be fit for the same purpose but much safer in comparison. These come in rods, flux coated rods, solder wire, foil, preforms, rings, silver solder paste and powder form. All of which have similar melting range of between 600 – 900 degrees Celsius,
Flux cored silver solder wire is available in a variety of flux percentages to allow you to balance the flow rate and minimise flux residues. It’s essential that you use solder wire that produces clear flux residue and conform to strict international and commercial specifications. It’s also possible to use rosin free solder wire which further reduces the impact of health issues such as industrial asthma.
If you are a frequent user and buyer of solder wire, you may find the prices fluctuate every time you place a new order. Metal prices do change accordance with the London metal exchange. Keeping an eye on the prices daily may save you money in the long run if it’s feasible to order more when the prices are low.
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