Here’s a great post by Andrew from Utah that illustrates the depth and breadth of information and resources to be found on iATN. In it, Andrew compares the various approaches to solder joints in an effort to determine what provides the best flow of solder into the wire for optimal conductivity.

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One thought on “iATN – Approaches to Solder Joints”

  1. We don’t use these solder and seal connectors for the issues listed…you simply can’t see if your solder joins are done correctly or not. When you solder with an open or visible joint you can clearly see the solder “flow” which indicates proper soldering and insures a failure free job. A simple piece of good quality shrink tube over the top and you have a connection that will outlast the vehicle…regardless of it use.

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