step soldering

step soldering

[′step ‚säd·ə·riŋ]
(metallurgy)
Soldering consecutive joints at sequentially lower temperatures to maintain the integrity of preceding joints.

step soldering

A method of soldering in which successive joints on a part are joined with solders of successively lower soldering temperatures, so that joints previously soldered are not disturbed.
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7-9], revealed that the relatively high melting point and good electrical properties of the Sn-Sb solder makes it suitable in the step soldering technology, where soldering is applied more than once during manufacturing.