Emisar d4v2 solder question.

ikanode

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Why do you ask?

The risk from one time or very infrequent exposure to lead solder is infinitesimal. With frequent exposure, the risk accelerates.

My father operated a Linotype machine that cast lead type for newspapers. He touched lead every few minutes for 40 hours a week for 20 years and sat two feet from the hot pot of lead. He died at 80 from throat cancer--most likely from eating and drinking while he worked.
 

aznsx

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Why do you ask?

My expertise pre-dates lead-free solder considerably, but I believe there may be factors to consider, which are non-health-related, when repairing / re-working equipment which involve knowing which type of solder was used in the original work. Someone with current industry expertise could confirm / deny / elaborate....
 

Cheeze2222

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Why do you ask?

The risk from one time or very infrequent exposure to lead solder is infinitesimal. With frequent exposure, the risk accelerates.

My father operated a Linotype machine that cast lead type for newspapers. He touched lead every few minutes for 40 hours a week for 20 years and sat two feet from the hot pot of lead. He died at 80 from throat cancer--most likely from eating and drinking while he worked.
I'm asking because I'm curious about what he uses.
 

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