Category Archives: General

New Weller WT series brochure

Weller has a new product brochure for its WT-series of Soldering stations, after adding the WT2M model earlier this year.

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Weller Repairs – North America

Weller provides repair service (warranty and non-warranty) for their products.  I use this service for Calibration of Weller WCM1 as well as Weller repairs, when parts are unavailable (and Weller repair service is cheaper than eBay parts). Here are the … Continue reading

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Solder & Flux

Proper Techniques, Materials & Tools

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Ten Commandments of Soldering (Weller’s version)

I. Thou shall not remove tip when soldering iron is powered “on.” Doing so can cause heating element to rise up to approximately 1300°F, resulting in thermal shock and reduced heater life. II. Thou shall maintain a damp iron sponge, … Continue reading

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New hosting site for Classic Weller

Classic Weller articles will be migrated to this new hosting site. G. Beat.

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Disassembly of Weller iron handle

Weller North America standardized on the EC232 / TC218 style handle for many of its soldering irons in the early 1980s. This handle has been used for a variety of soldering irons and stations by Weller for the past 25 … Continue reading

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Weller WCC100 Station

Weller discontinued production of the WCC100 soldering station in 1999.  The WCC100 soldering station uses the popular “ET” series soldering tips, which are used on other Weller soldering stations (EC series, WES51, WESD51). Classic_Weller_WCC100 Weller WCC100 Replacement Part Numbers WCC101 … Continue reading

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Weller Soldering 1977 Catalog

Seven years after Copper Industries (Houston, TX) purchased Weller Electric Manufacturing from Carl Weller they published their November 1977 Product Catalog #600. The Weller WTCP and WTCPL were discontinued in 1976, except for some late military orders.  I repaired … Continue reading

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