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equipment:soldering-irons [2019/05/12 23:12]
felix.h ↷ Page moved from soldering-irons to equipment:soldering-irons
equipment:soldering-irons [2019/06/05 15:33] (current)
tggzzz
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 ==== Safety ==== ==== Safety ====
  
-Please clear up solder splashes/​drops and wire clippings after soldering; that will reduce the chance of detritus causing shorts in equipment or projects.+Please clear up solder splashes/​drops and wire clippings after soldering; that will reduce the chance of detritus causing shorts in equipment or projects, especially in //other people'​s// ​projects
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 +Never use a soldering iron on equipment that is connected to the mains - always disconnect it first. To minimise the chance of a static charge damaging a circuit, the iron's tip is connected to mains protective earth. Hence touching a node that isn't at that potential can cause //large// and //​damaging//​ currents to flow. 
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 +Never "float an iron" by disconnecting the protective mains earth.
  
 Is it really necessary to state that one end is dangerously hot, and that molten solder splashing onto skin will cause scarring? Is it really necessary to state that one end is dangerously hot, and that molten solder splashing onto skin will cause scarring?
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