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Old 04-10-2008, 06:27 PM   #1
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I am getting ready to make my IC like BobbyM video. I have a really old roll of solder but it doesn't say lead-free anywhere on it , so I'm counting that out. Well at work we have all kinds of solder.

The roll that is in question says:
BernzOmatic Silver Bearing Lead Free Solid wire Solder SSW800

Is this cool to use?

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Old 04-10-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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I am getting ready to make my IC like BobbyM video. I have a really old roll of solder but it doesn't say lead-free anywhere on it , so I'm counting that out. Well at work we have all kinds of solder.

The roll that is in question says:
BernzOmatic Silver Bearing Lead Free Solid wire Solder SSW800
It doesn't say "lead free?"

That solder should be fine.
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Old 04-10-2008, 06:39 PM   #3
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It doesn't say "lead free?"

That solder should be fine.

I think he is saying that his old roll dosn't say lead free.

I'm not a plumber, but that sounds fine for me. Also, if you go to a major hardware store, you can ask if its safe for plumbing, all of those should be lead free I imagine.
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Yeah, the second one sounds fine.

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Yup thats good for plumbing, just be sure to use flux.

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