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Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition by David Cook

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CHAPTER 21

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Soldering Equipment

Solder is the shiny silver-gray metal seen in tiny blobs on almost all circuit boards (see Figure 21-1). Soldering is the process of melting the solder onto the desired joints to connect the joint materials together both physically and electrically.

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Figure 21-1. Circuit board featuring numerous solder points

At first, soldering may seem messy, complicated, or even dangerous. The perceived permanency may bother some beginners. But, after a little practice, it turns out that soldering is easy and effective!

Soldering ...

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