Solder Rolls

Canfield Solder - The finest quality solder on the stained glass market! Different alloys are used for various soldering tasks. Do not use standard 40/60 plumber's solder if you want strong and smooth solder joints. 40/60 solder is not the same as 60/40 solder. The first number indicates the percentage of tin content - the more tin, the quicker and easier your solder will melt.

All solder is sold on 1 pound spools for easy handling, except Silvergleem which comes in a 1/2 pound spool.

CAUTION: Keep lead solder out of the reach of children.

Soldering stained glass is more art than science. Some beginners are unhappy with the look of their solder lines. While there are many products available to make your soldering easier, the short answer for obtaining smooth, consistent solder lines is practice, practice, practice.

As you practice you will learn what products work for you. while 60/40 solder (60% tin/40% lead) is the most recommended alloy due to a low melting point, you may find that a different alloy gives you a better result.

The typical soldering iron produces more that enough heat to melt your solder, so you will probably want to use a temperature controller. Some soldering irons are available with built-in controllers . Modern stained glass irons have iron clad tips that eliminate the need to frequently file the soldering tip. Just wipe the hot tip on a block of sal-ammoniac to clean.

A thin coating of Anti-Sieze on the soldering iron tip will keep it from 'freezing' into the shaft when it is time to replace the tip. Use a touch of Anti-Sieze on the locking collar, or screw, as well.

Different size tips are available for fine detailed decorative soldering versus large window panels.

Again, your choice or flux is a personal preference. The fluxes we stock all do a fine job of chemically cleaning copper foil and lead or zinc came before soldering.


C6040

Canfield 60/40 Solder

Canfield 60/40 Solder

$34.18


C5050

Canfield 50/50 Solder

Canfield 50/50 Solder

$29.99


E6040

Amerway 60/40 Solder

Amerway 60/40 Solder

$24.99


E5050

Amerway 50/50 Solder

Amerway 50/50 Solder

$21.99


E6040Q

Solder, Economy 60/40 (5 Lbs.)

Solder, Economy 60/40 (5 Lbs.)

$112.45


E6337

Amerway 63/37 Solder

Amerway 63/37 Solder

$25.99


C9031

Canfield DGS Lead-Free Solder

Canfield DGS Lead-Free Solder

$33.99


C6000

Canfield Pewter-Finish Solder

Canfield Pewter-Finish Solder

$49.99


E6337DECO

Amerway Decorative 63/37 Solder

Amerway Decorative 63/37 Solder

$25.99


E9031

Amerway Lead-Free Solder

Amerway Lead-Free Solder

$38.99


C4000

Canfield Quick-Set Solder

Canfield Quick-Set Solder

$20.99


C6150

Canfield Silvergleem-1/2 lb.

Canfield Silvergleem-1/2 lb.

$33.23