Soldering Equipment

Provided by: ToolingU

This class provides an introduction to basic soldering equipment selection, including safety equipment.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe basic soldering equipment
  • Describe characteristics of electric soldering irons
  • Describe features of soldering iron tips
  • Describe features of gas-powered soldering torches
  • Distinguish between types of solder
  • Describe characteristics of lead-free solder
  • Describe how flux is used in soldering
  • Describe features of rosin-based fluxes
  • Describe features of water-soluble fluxes
  • Describe practices for preventing ESD while soldering
  • Distinguish between types of desoldering equipment
  • Identify types of soldering accessories
  • Describe types of soldering safety equipment.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for all personnel working on the assembly line of a plant, particulary handling electronic products.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations teams, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

1.5 hrs



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