# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems I Task 602862419

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe techniques and methods for use of and care for soldering equipment.

Definition

Description should include
  • preparing/conditioning new equipment for use
  • maintaining and caring for used equipment
  • applying heat and solder on circuit boards and other conductors
  • desoldering components on circuit boards
  • opening circuits for testing and replacing components.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the primary tool used for installing a component on a printed circuit board (PCB)?
  • What wattage should be used for PCB work?
  • What tools are required for desoldering a component on a PCB?
  • How is the tip of a soldering iron tinned?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

16. Energy and Power Technologies