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Canfield Lead Free Solder - 1/2 lb.

Canfield Lead Free Solder - 1/2 lb.

Item# 61701
1 of 2 found the following review helpful:
Diamond Lead Free, August 16, 2016 5 stars
Pros
Shiny, lead free, easy to work with
Cons
Needs wax or clear coat to maintain shine (some as leaded)
Other Thoughts
This is a tin - Bismuth combo. It picks up a little dark oxidation if not coated (much like leaded unwaxed solder).
Canfield DGS Solder - 1 lb

Canfield DGS Solder - 1 lb

Item# 5545
1 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Love Lead Free, August 8, 2016 5 stars
Pros
Easy to work with, great for decorative solder, Great shine, takes copper patina better than leaded (if you do a good job cleaning), lead free, structurally excellent.
Cons
none
Other Thoughts
Use a product to neutralize the flux and clean well (I like method mint glass cleaner). Add a tiny snip of copper wire and use a paint brush. You can get an even copper patina that is so coppery you'd think that was what you soldered with. I apply rustolium clear coat and my works have been outside in Michigan for 12 months w/o oxidation. You can use painters blue tape over the glass or nail polish remover to take the clear coat off the glass if you want.
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