Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering - soldering http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:06:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Fume-Extractor/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:13:46 PDT
Super Power Soldering Gun for Continuous Use! Fix Overheating http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Overheating-Soldering-Gun-for-Continuous-Use/
Super Power Soldering Gun for Continuous Use! Fix Overheating - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/8I3Q/IQYSXSQP/FZZ8I3QIQYSXSQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/8I3Q/IQYSXSQP/FZZ8I3QIQYSXSQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/8I3Q/IQYSXSQP/FZZ8I3QIQYSXSQP.SMALL.jpg chrisayad These soldering guns they are great but they can overheat.The label says "1 minute usage time" and "4 minutes for cooling".So if you want to put a normal computer fan go ahead, very easy to do, and you can use masking tape and be done in 4 minutes. It was not enough for me, so I put a high speed fan...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:17:11 PDT
SOLDERING HELPING HANDS http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLDERING-HELPING-HANDS/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 01:50:38 PDT
How to Cut PERFBOARD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-PERFBOARD/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:12:52 PDT
Simple Soldering /helping Hands Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Soldering-helping-Hands-Station/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:00:24 PDT
DIY Conductive Ink / Paint for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Conductive-Ink-Paint-for-Cheap/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:30:12 PDT
SMD Pick and Place Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-Pick-and-Place-Pen/
SMD Pick and Place Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/JPXL/IQCMJPBC/FSDJPXLIQCMJPBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/JPXL/IQCMJPBC/FSDJPXLIQCMJPBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/JPXL/IQCMJPBC/FSDJPXLIQCMJPBC.SMALL.jpg tdarlic Few months ago I was assembling several dozens of PCBs and I did it as usual using pick and place pen without vacuum pump and just creating vacuum with my mouth. This works well for several PCB with limited components but is tedious when confronted with 50 boards with 100+ components on each. At tha...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 15:35:43 PDT
The Beginner's Guide to Soldering: LED Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Intro-to-Soldering-LED-Box/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 19:43:36 PDT
Shark Fan (Solder Smoke Filter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shark-Fan-Solder-Smoke-Filter/
Shark Fan (Solder Smoke Filter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/GSFU/IP0946FE/FELGSFUIP0946FE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/GSFU/IP0946FE/FELGSFUIP0946FE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/GSFU/IP0946FE/FELGSFUIP0946FE.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour As an electrical engineering student I've been doing a lot of soldering and was in desperate need of a fan to filter out the fumes that melted solder creates. Also being a student I didn't have much money to spend on a store bought fume extractor and while I'm pretty familiar with wood working and ...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 21:28:43 PDT
Practical Circuit Construction with Strip Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Circuit-Construction-With-Strip-Board/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 00:46:58 PDT
SMT Reflow soldering using Kapton Sheet Solder Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/SMT-Reflow-Soldering-Using-Kapton-Sheet-Solder-Ste/
SMT Reflow soldering using Kapton Sheet Solder Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/U2XS/IOABQVDU/FO7U2XSIOABQVDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/U2XS/IOABQVDU/FO7U2XSIOABQVDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/U2XS/IOABQVDU/FO7U2XSIOABQVDU.SMALL.jpg daverowntree I run a small Electronics design and retail company. I specialise in producing working prototypes from a concept, handling all aspects of schematic design, PCB layout, manufacturing the prototype and writing any micro-controller firmware. I hope people who read these guides will feel inspired to try...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 06:27:37 PDT
Strong Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Strong-Soldering/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:18:49 PDT
Soldering Iron Stand made from U-pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Stand-Made-From-U-pins/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:39:48 PDT
Beginners Guide to Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-Soldering/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/K0RS/IL8W0QPU/F7QK0RSIL8W0QPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/K0RS/IL8W0QPU/F7QK0RSIL8W0QPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/K0RS/IL8W0QPU/F7QK0RSIL8W0QPU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Here are several Instructables on how to solder, And more projects that can improve your soldering.Enjoy! How To: Soldering This is a great tutorial :) Uses of Different Soldering Iron Tips How to choose tips for your soldering iron How to Solder WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise Ma...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 23:14:04 PST
Homemade flat Li-ion battery adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flat-Li-ion-Battery-Adapter/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:13:28 PST
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Battery-Powered-Soldering-Iron/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:54:55 PST
Very simple soldering stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-Soldering-Stand/
Very simple soldering stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SMALL.jpg AntekS Here I show You how to make iron soldering stand using only paper clip and candle. And you can make it under 2 minutes! Preparing paper clip First You must bend paper clip like on photo, then heat lower "legs" over fire (I used lighter). Finishing When lower part of paper clip is hot (don't to...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:10:47 PST
Cheapest & Effective Fumes Extractor for Soldering works http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Effective-Fumes-Extractor-for-Soldering-W/
Cheapest & Effective Fumes Extractor for Soldering works - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SMALL.jpg AbhishekR1 Cheapest fumes extractor you have ever seen.when we have to do some soldering work,we use soldering wire, but the fumes comes from that wire during soldering are very toxic to our lungs.So this is the best product to extract those toxic gas which is coming from soldering wire. Required Parts Requ...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 21:11:42 PST
Inline Wire Splicing http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Wire-Splicing/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:14:03 PST
Join Wires Together Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/Join-Wires-Together-Efficiently/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 23:24:11 PST
Third Hand of the Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-of-the-Tripod/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:24:44 PST
Cheap DIY Soldering Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Soldering-Fan/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:30:52 PST
Ventilated soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/Ventilated-soldering-station/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:26:15 PST
Super simple and cheap soldering helping hand. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-and-cheap-soldering-helping-hand/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 11:57:09 PST
Bench type power supply cables from salvaged parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-type-power-supply-cables-from-salvaged-parts/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 12:46:06 PST
How to make Mini Gas solderer out of the lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Mini-Gas-solderer-out-of-the-lighter/
How to make Mini Gas solderer out of the lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack Solderer is a very useful thing, but it won't be there when you need it for soldering only one wire. In this video I'm going to tell you how to make a solderer out of the lighter offhand.VIDEO & PHOTO INSTRUCTABLEShttps://youtu.be/MAu8-txmao4 WHAT DO WE NEED for making a mini gas solderer? Lighte...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:23:51 PDT
The Fixed Soldering Iron Method - Solder Wires And Components Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fixed-Soldering-Iron-Method-Solder-Wires-And-C/
The Fixed Soldering Iron Method - Solder Wires And Components Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SMALL.jpg Chein Soldering is fairly straightforward when you're attaching components to a board, but quickly becomes tricky when you need to solder components and wires with each other.For situations like that, you'll need a tool called a "helping hand" to assist in the soldering process. It's job is to hold and a...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 04:34:10 PDT
5 min Soldering Iron Base http://www.instructables.com/id/5-min-Soldering-Iron-Base/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 15:33:06 PDT
Basic modifiable soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-modifiable-soldering-station/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 13:46:43 PDT
Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Fume-Extractor-1/
Solder Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/TWU3/IE1HJMAV/FF5TWU3IE1HJMAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/TWU3/IE1HJMAV/FF5TWU3IE1HJMAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/TWU3/IE1HJMAV/FF5TWU3IE1HJMAV.SMALL.jpg ThomasVDD Soldering is one of the key activities in electronics, but are you soldering safely?The fumes released by the solder are not healthy at all; therefore, one should always solder in a well ventilated area, or even better, while using a fume extractor. However, commercial fume extractors can be quite e...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:21:23 PDT
Fixing your Car keys http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-your-Car-keys/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:43:43 PDT
Make A PWM Motor Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-PWM-Motor-Speed-Controller/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:30:38 PDT
6 Soldering Life Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Soldering-Life-Hacks/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:09:35 PDT
How to make a solder paste dispenser for SMD projects... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-repair-adjust-and-use-a-solder-paste/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:07:26 PDT
All about Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-Soldering/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 01:30:31 PDT
Simple PCB soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PCB-soldering/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:20:33 PDT
The Ultimate Guide to Desoldering http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Guide-to-Desoldering/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:11:04 PDT
Re-Solder Car Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Soldering-Automotive-Modules/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 11:14:34 PDT
How to soldering all components of électronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-soldering-all-components-of-électronics/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:29:23 PDT
Solder Wire Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Wire-Art/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:46:25 PDT
Making A SMD Reflow Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-SMD-Reflow-Oven/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:21:14 PDT
Mini power distribution bus http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-power-distribution-bus/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:49:22 PDT
How to Solder Perfectly! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Perfectly/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:12:00 PDT
Turn An Old CPU Cooler Into a New Soldering Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-An-Old-CPU-Cooler-Into-a-New-Soldering-Fan/
Turn An Old CPU Cooler Into a New Soldering Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/63UG/ICP0UL3F/FFZ63UGICP0UL3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/63UG/ICP0UL3F/FFZ63UGICP0UL3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/63UG/ICP0UL3F/FFZ63UGICP0UL3F.SMALL.jpg Mx Markov Being a computer buff, I seem to always have extra old cooling fans lying around. So, I decided to absolve my work space of solder stank while reusing a fan. I hope you enjoy! Tools And Materials Tools:Wire StrippersSoldering Gun and SolderElectrical TapeSpray On Deodorant*Materials:1x CPU Coolin...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 21:01:18 PDT
PCB Assembly Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Assembly-Fixture/
PCB Assembly Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/E9S4/IBHRYFTB/F8ME9S4IBHRYFTB.SMALL.jpg Zeppelin Design Labs Do you build a lot of printed circuit boards, and wish you had one of those neat board holder-fixture things, but can’t imagine spending $100 - $400 when they seem so simple? That’s us, exactly. So we invented this nifty thing, a PCB fixture you can make yourself. You will need access to some basic ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:44:39 PDT
Uneven soldering technique to reduce risk of short http://www.instructables.com/id/Uneven-soldering-technique-to-reduce-risk-of-short/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:37:57 PDT
How to Solder? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-19/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:19:50 PDT
Wire Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Soldering/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:06:37 PDT
3ème Main avec ventilateur http://www.instructables.com/id/3ème-main-avec-ventilateur/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 12:18:01 PDT
Yet another tutorial on how to solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-tutorial-on-how-to-solder/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 08:08:06 PDT