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Re: Soldering


From: Harold Olejarz (hoart_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Sep 06 2004 - 18:25:59 PDT

On Sep 6, 2004, at 6:30 PM, Jennifer Faingnaert wrote:

> The previous teacher had students soldering metal with acetylene. I
> have a lot of concerns about safe student use of the gas, in addition
> to my abilities to maintain them. Any suggestions on where to get
> accurate info on safe use and care of the tanks in the art room? Is
> acetylene an efficient fuel to use for this???

I don't know about acetylene but as far as the solder goes keep in mind
that some solder has lead in it. Be sure you are using lead free