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Electronics Soldering Class

  • MAKE Ventura 420 East Santa Clara Street Ventura, CA, 93001 United States (map)

Do you want to learn how to solder electronics or maybe just improve your skills and knowledge? Here's the class for you!
This hands-on class will cover topics such as types of solder, varieties of tools, tips on tips and helpers, proper technique, the right applications for solder as well as hands on instruction to help make your connections stick.
You will practice what you’ve learned on building your own little moving robot with blinking LEDs, motors, and a myriad of electronic components. All materials and tools needed for the instruction will be provided. If you have a good soldering station and or helping hands you wish to bring along you may do that also. Allow a couple hours for this class depending on the number of participants.

Electronics Soldering Class
from 25.00
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Here is the kit that will be used:

Elecctronic Soldering Class Topics:

Soldering safety.
Soldering tools: Pencils, Stations, and Guns.
Types of solder: lead and lead-free.
Tip care: tinning and cleaning.
Soldering temperature.
Fluxes: Liquid, Pens, and Paste.
Printed Circuit Boards: Materials and Delamination.
Soldering components on a printed circuit board.
Surface Mount Technology.
Electronic components: Polarity and Testing.
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection.
Wire Insulations: Teflon, Kynar, and PVC.
Soldering brass.
Lead solder test.
Heatshrink tubing.
Testing electronic device polarity.
Soldering Alternatives: Wire Wrap and Crimp Connectors.

Earlier Event: August 3
Organizational Meeting
Later Event: August 20
OPEN HOUSE - Take a tour!