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soldering iron setting
May I ask what would be the best advisable setting for soldering iron temperature to successfully solder DJH White Metal using 70 degree solder?
Hello. I use an old H and M transformer with a variable 12 volt output to power an Antex 12 v iron . By playing around you will find a suitable temperature . DO NOT play about with kit parts until you are sure. Regards Mark
As per Mark's post - get some scrap white-metal, possibly the runners for the castings and play around with them. A proper temperature-controlled iron makes it a lot easier, and use plenty of liquid flux.
I brewed a 10% phosphoric acid blend, as suggeted by Iain Rice, and have a Preciva temperature-controlled iron that seems to work quite well at around 130C with lots of flux.