Soldering with Hot Air

soldering with a hot air gun

A friend mentioned soldering with hot air to me and that this is quite normal in the electronics industry. Must admit that I had not thought of it before. The hornplates and tub for my Burrell traction engine needed soldering together. I tried with a large 75W soldering iron and it was ok, but I … Read more

Antex XS25 Soldering Iron

A review of the Antex XS25 Soldering Iron. I′ve had a 15W Weller soldering iron for around 15 years and up until last weekend was no trouble. Then it just stopped. So time to look for a new soldering iron – turn to the internet and reviews. The most favoured make appears to be Antex. … Read more