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New type of solder material eliminates usage of toxic lead

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments15 March 2010

solderingYale University scientists have developed a magnetic solder that can be manipulated in three dimensions and selectively heated, and offers a more environmentally friendly alternative to today‚Äôs lead-based solders. It resembles the liquid metal robot from movie Terminator 2 and you can shape it and make it flow by using a magnetic field. Once the… »