Solder and Flux Selection

Provided by: ToolingU

This class describes various types of solder and flux and discusses how to select them for particular applications.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe characteristics of solder
  • Match common solder metals with their properties
  • Match less common solder metals used as alloys with their properties
  • Describe characteristics of solder wire
  • Distinguish between common solder wire compositions
  • Describe characteristics of solder paste
  • Describe characteristics of lead-free solder
  • Explain how flux is used in soldering
  • Describe characteristics of rosin-based flux
  • Describe characteristics of water-soluble flux
  • Describe characteristics of no-clean flux
  • List criteria involved in solder and flux selection

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

2 hrs



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