The Importance of Minerals

Silver as a Solder for Stronger, Safer Joints

Around the house and in our places of work, pipes, joints, faucets, and electrical wires are joined together using heat – a process called soldering. Adding silver to the process of soldering helps produce smooth, leak-tight, electrically conductive, and corrosion-resistant joints. Silver is becoming increasingly important for soldering because the legacy metal used for soldering – lead – is being phased out. Learn more from The Silver Institute.


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