A while back I made a holiday present for my sister of a temperature monitor for her greenhouse. The monitor is in her house and the temperature sensor sits in the greenhouse. I used 2 Jeenodes, battery, tmp36 temperature sensor, LCD screen and a few leds.
In metallurgy, a flux (derived from Latin fluxus meaning “flow”) is a chemical cleaning agent, flowing agent, or purifying agent. Fluxes may have more than one function at a time. They are used in both extractive metallurgy and metal joining.
Tinning is the process of coating something with tin. In electronics you tin the tip of your soldering iron to prevent corrosion or you can tin wires so that they are easier to use. Continue reading “What Is Tinning?”
Most soldering stations are fairly similar, although not all have the ability to lock in the temperature. Here is a diagram of the Weller WESD51 50 Watt Soldering Station.