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Solder flow temperatures comparison


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This is a nifty comparison of different manufacturers and their
solder flow points for sterling silver wire solder. I keep a copy of
this on my bench.

It’s amazing how much the temperature differs from one manufacturer
to another.

https://orchid.ganoksin.com/t/rios-medium-sterling-solder-did-not-melt

Silver Solder Wire Flow Points

Hoover and Strong Best color match to sterling silver

Easy 1250 F
Medium 1295 F
Hard 1490 F

Rio Grande Good color match in Easy and Medium

Easy 1325 F
Medium 1360 F
Hard 1450 F

Hauser and Miller Slight yellowing in their solder, but good for
beginners

Easy 1325 F
Medium 1360 F
Hard 1450 F

DH Fell Good color match and good flow for all solders. Just be
mindful of their temperatures if you are mixing one vendors with
another.

Easy 1240F
Medium 1275 F
Hard 1365 F

Hope this helps!
Karen Christians
Cleverwerx