Home faq index
0 Items
Express Order Form
 
 
Sign in or create your
own personal account


Download Our Catalog
Special Offers
FEATURED ITEMS
Getting Started!
Bead Making
Bevels
Books
Bottle Cutters
Box Hardware
Came
CDs
Chemicals
CLASSES
Creator's
Copper Foil
Drawing/Painting
eBooks
Etching Glass
Fusing
Gift Certificates
Gift Ideas!
Glass
Glass Beadmaking
Glass Bevels
Glass Kilns
Glass Cutters
Glass Paint/Pens
Glass Grinders
Glass Saws
Grinders
Jewels
Jewelry Findings
Kaleidoscopes
Lamps
Morton Glass Tools
Mosaics
NEW ITEMS!
Oak Framing
Patterns
Projects/Kits/PRE-CUT
Saws
Solder & Supplies
Soldering Irons
Stained Glass
Stained Glass Lamps
Stained Glass Patterns
Stained Glass Tools
Stained Glass Supplies
Tools

FREE Patterns!

About Glass Crafters!

Take Our Survey!
Customer Comments!

Shipping Terms/Info
Glossary
MSDS

Check List/Order Form

Table of Contents
Privacy
Videos
Open Studio

Stained Glass Artist Gallery - Artists Display Their Work
Glass Crafters is a BBB Accredited Craft Supply Store in Sarasota, FL
powered by BirdEye

Soldering Irons

Solder & Supplies -
Soldering stained glass is more art than science. Some beginners are unhappy with the look of their solder lines. While there are many products available to make your soldering easier, the short answer for obtaining smooth, consistent solder lines is practice, practice, practice.

As you practice you will learn what products work for you. while 60/40 solder (60% tin/40% lead) is the most recommended alloy due to a low melting point, you may find that a different alloy gives you a better result.

The typical soldering iron produces more that enough heat to melt your solder, so you will probably want to use a temperature controller. Some soldering irons are available with built-in controllers . Modern stained glass irons have iron clad tips that eliminate the need to frequently file the soldering tip. Just wipe the hot tip on a block of sal-ammoniac to clean.

A thin coating of Anti-Sieze on the soldering iron tip will keep it from 'freezing' into the shaft when it is time to replace the tip. Use a touch of Anti-Sieze on the locking collar, or screw, as well.

Different size tips are available for fine detailed decorative soldering versus large window panels.

Again, your choice or flux is a personal preference. The fluxes we stock all do a fine job of chemically cleaning copper foil and lead or zinc came before soldering.


Our customers say ... "I like it, easy to look at different pages of the book and not just the cover!!!!! Great variety, the who's who in books and supplies!"

#3025
Soldering Irons : Soldering Control

Soldering Control
$31.65

#217960
Soldering Irons : Soldering Fume Extractor

Soldering Fume Extractor
Compare at $100.00
$64.99

#M100
Soldering Irons : Soldering Iron - Student Iron

Soldering Iron
Student Iron

$29.99

#W100
Soldering Irons : Weller Soldering Iron - 100W.

Weller Soldering Iron
100W.

List Price: $80.00
$69.99
 

#C3169
Soldering Irons : Solder, Canfield, Lead Free, Low Temp (1/2 Lb.)

Solder, Canfield, Lead Free, Low Temp (1/2 Lb.)
$22.99

#FX601
Soldering Irons : Hakko Adjustable Temp-Control Iron

Hakko Adjustable Temp
Control Iron

$89.99

#SPG80LED
Soldering Irons : Weller LED 80 W. Soldering Iron

Weller LED 80 W. Soldering Iron
$35.99
Back to Top

Our customers say ... "Excellent. Outstanding shipping time."
Follow Us On
Popular Searches
free patterns    free pattern    bevels    clear glass    spectrum    Spectrum glass    vase cap    dragon fly free    frit    red glass    tiffany fan patterns    molds    solder    Ceramic Casting Molds    glass    flux    Night light    patina    free    waterglass    came    Gold mosaic    foil    BF2 0203 S    clear    grinder heads    bevel    WIRE    light    lead    glass cutter    tropic    copper foil    kilns    S5-675.5    sunseekers    chain    zinc    grinder    hummingbird   
Recent Searches
w 199    bpfrit_turq    BU 231    S3F-125_H    door    ceramic pen    Toyo Thomas Grip Glass Cutter    9825    109C    Free Letters patterns    cats patterns    Beads Making    Lad    Necklace    light panel    free letter patterns    bevels    flux    zinc    cutter heas    came lead free    lemon basket    cathedral seedy    S2F-180.8    BF2-0164    12 x 12 glass    cut humming bird    frit    wine kit    glass stop    Bear casting mold    cat tail patterns    263    1 3/4 ?â? 6 blue glass    r coe 96    BF2 0203 S    tropic    4516    315.1g    lead tool   

Home | Privacy | Instructions | Account Info | Javascript - Cookies | Ordering | Express Order Form
Shipping | Terms | Guarantee | Problems | Contact Us | Bookmark Our Site

Glass Crafters Stained Glass, Inc.
398 Interstate Court - Sarasota, FL 34240
Showroom Hours 9-5 Mon-Sat
Orders 1-800-422-4552
Customer Service 1-941-379-8333
Fax 1-941-379-8827

info@glasscrafters.biz

Copyright© 1999-2018 Glass Crafters Stained Glass, Inc. All rights reserved.
Prices subject to availability and may change without notice.
All colors are approximate and representative.
Please email webmaster with any problems or comments.


powered by BirdEye