Soldering


Solder Leaded - 15-gram Tube
This is your basic tube of leaded solder with a 63/37 water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 15 grams (around 5ft). Easy to solder with - recommended for beginners. Mix: 63% Sn / 37% Pb..
R29.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Lead Free - 100-gram Spool
This is your basic spool of lead free solder with a water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 100 grams. This is a good spool for more advanced users that should last 6-12 months depending on how often you solder. If you are just beginning to solder, we recommend you order the leaded solder. Lead-free solder is a bit harder to use (does not flow as well). Mix: 99.3% Sn / 0.7% Cu Documents: MSDS ..
R148.00 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Hakko - 3mm Bevel (T18-C3)
This is a replacement soldering tip for our Hakko FX-888 soldering iron. This is a bevel type of soldering tip. Replacing the tip is very easy - simply unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. Documents: Dimensional Drawing ..
R178.00 (inc VAT)
Butane Soldering Tip - Weller - Double Flat (1.0mm)
This is a replacement soldering tip for the Weller Portasol Butane Soldering Iron Kit. The double-flat type tip is 1mm wide. Replacing the tip is a breeze — simply unscrew the currently attached tip with a flat-head screwdriver, slip the replacement tip in, and screw it into place. The double-flat Weller tip has been pre-tinned with a lead-free alloy...
R237.00 (inc VAT)
Hakko FX888D Soldering Station
For over 50 years, Hakko has been producing superior quality soldering and desoldering tools. They’re dependable, a good value and they work really well! We use Hakko irons in production and we think they’re great. The Hakko FX-888D is an updated digital version of the popular FX-888 and includes several new features. Selectable preset temperatures and digital calibration make it easier to setup and operate, and the new password protection and low temperature alarm provide process control and helps protect against cold solder joints! Note: This iron will come with the T18-D16 chisel tip. Ch..
R2,490.50 (inc VAT)
Solder - 1/4lb Spool (0.020") Special Blend
We don’t want to hype this solder TOO much, but this could possibly be the best solder in the world. There, we’ve said it. This is a special blend made specifically for us and we love it. It all started as a quest to find the best solder to use in our production process and ended up being the best we’ve tried. The best part is that it’s lead free and has a water-soluble flux core. This package contains 1/4lb of solder and has a diameter of 0.020" (0.5mm). Mix: 96.35% Sn (Tin), 3.0% Ag (Silver), 0.5% Cu (Copper), 0.15% Sb (Antimony). Documents: MSDS ..
R711.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Lead Free - 15-gram Tube
This is your basic tube of unleaded (Pb-free) solder with a 60/40 no clean, water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 15 grams. Mix: 96.5% tin / 3.0% silver / 0.5% copper..
R81.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Tip Polishing Bar
Do you need to remove the oxidation and surface contamination from your soldering iron tip? The Solder Tip Polishing Bar allows you to do just that! This bar provides a great way to bring your older or neglected soldering tips back from the dead. Just make sure the tip is cold, give it a good scrubbing with this bar, and you’re all set! It is important to immediately tin the just-polished tip to avoid oxidation. Note: Only use this polishing bar when the soldering tip is cool. Do NOT use the bar while the tip is hot!..
R296.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Tip Tinner and Cleaner
Tip tinner is a good thing to have in your arsenal of soldering supplies. Composed of a mild acid, it helps remove baked on residue (for when you melt your desk top) and helps prevent oxidation (the nasty black stuff) that accumulates on your soldering tip when not in use. Comes in a sealed 20 gram disk. This tinner is Lead Free. Documents: MSDS Product Video ..
R241.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Wick #2 25ft. - TechSpray
Solder wick, coffee, and paper towels keep SparkFun running. You can steal someone’s diagonal cutters for a minute, but you’d better ask before touching their solder wick. Solder wick is a composed of copper threads braided together. Flux is normally added to help the solder flow from where it is not supposed to be (the jumper) to the wick. Hence, solder wick is sometimes called desolder braid. Yes, you really can solder anything, and solder wick is a large part of the process. TechSpray makes a very good product. This is what we use in SparkFun production. We’ve tried the cheaper wick and ..
R415.00 (inc VAT)
Solder-Mate Solder Dispenser
The Solder-Mate™ Solder Dispenser provides you with an easy way to, well…dispense solder! This handy tool provides a continuous supply of solder (until the roll runs out, that is), freeing up hand space and minimizing downtime. Each solder dispenser can hold up to a 1lb solder spool. This is a great addition to any workbench! Note: Solder is NOT included with the Solder-Mate and will need to be purchased separately...
R267.00 (inc VAT)
Soldering Iron - 30W (US, 110V)
This is a very simple fixed temp, quick heating, 30W 110/120 VAC soldering iron. We really enjoy using the more expensive irons, but if you really need a cheap iron for your tool box, this lovely iron is a good choice. This is a low-cost iron and it works! But it doesn’t come with a stand. We recommend you checkout the iron stands below. The iron is attached to a six foot cable which is terminated with a North American standard type B plug. There is a nice grippy surface at the end of the handle that does double duty as a nice heat shield. A 1/32" pointed tip is included. The soldering tip..
R192.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Hakko - Chisel (T18-D16)
This is a replacement soldering tip for our Hakko FX-888 soldering iron. This is the chisel type of soldering tip that comes with the Hakko. Replacing the tip is very easy - simply unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. Documents: Dimensional Drawing ..
R178.00 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Hakko - Conical (T18-B)
This is a replacement soldering tip for our Hakko FX-888 soldering iron. This is a conical type of soldering tip. Replacing the tip is very easy - simply unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. Note: This is the tip that ships with the FX-888. Documents: Dimensional Drawing ..
R178.00 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Weller - Conical (ST6)
This is a replacement soldering tip for the Weller WLC100 soldering iron. Each conical-type tip measures 0.031" (0.79mm) wide. Replacing the tip is a breeze — simply unscrew the currently attached tip with a flat-head screwdriver, slip the replacement tip in, and screw it into place. The conical Weller tip has been pre-tinned with a lead-free alloy...
R118.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Weller - Flat (ST3)
This is a replacement soldering tip for the Weller WLC100 soldering iron. It is a flat type of soldering tip, measuring 0.125" (3.17mm) wide. Replacing the tip is a breeze — simply unscrew the currently attached tip with a flat-head screwdriver, slip the replacement tip in, and screw it into place. The flat Weller tip has been pre-tinned with a lead-free alloy. Note: This is the tip that ships with the WLC100 Soldering Station...
R118.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Weller - Standard (ST1)
This is a replacement soldering tip for the Weller WLC100 soldering iron. It is a standard type of soldering tip, measuring 0.062" (1.58mm) wide. Replacing the tip is a breeze — simply unscrew the currently attached tip with a flat-head screwdriver, slip the replacement tip in, and screw it into place. The standard Weller tip has been pre-tinned with a lead-free alloy...
R118.50 (inc VAT)
Weller Portasol Butane Soldering Iron Kit
The Weller Portasol Kit is a fantastic box filled with a pocket-sized, butane-powered soldering iron as well as multiple attachments for it. Each soldering iron has been equipped with a push-button Piezo ignition that adjusts from 25-Watt to 75-Watt for ease and convenience. This iron is versatile too, functioning as a soldering iron, hot air gun, butane torch or hot knife; you’ll be hard pressed to find something you can’t do! It’s ready to use quickly — fewer than 40 seconds after ignition — and can run for up to 60 minutes on a single tank of butane. These soldering irons are completely co..
R1,630.50 (inc VAT)
Weller WLC100 Soldering Station
The WLC100 from Weller is a versatile 5 watt to 40 watt soldering station that is perfect for hobbyists, DIYers and students. The WLC100 operates at 120V and features a continuous dial to provide variable power control to the soldering station. The included 40 watt “pencil” soldering iron is lightweight with a cushioned foam grip and an interchangeable, iron-plated, copper ST3 tip. The soldering iron can even be detached for your on-the-go soldering needs! In addition, the unit comes with a soldering station that includes a safety guard iron holder and a natural sponge tip cleaning pad. If yo..
R1,186.00 (inc VAT)
Brass Sponge with Base
This is a brass sponge that includes a sturdy base and a soldering iron holder. The sponge will help clean your soldering iron tip. Brass sponges clean better than conventional sponges and will not damage your iron tip. Made of low abrasive brass shavings and requires no water. We also sell replacement sponges below...
R252.00 (inc VAT)
Hakko FX-901 Cordless Soldering Iron
The Hakko FX-901 is a cordless soldering iron that is both portable and practical and provides you with a means to easily solder on the go. Powered by four AA sized batteries, this soldering iron is capable of 60-120mins of use (depending on battery type) before replacing its power cells. The max temperature for this iron is also determined by the type of battery you use. For instance if you were to use a alkaline battery you would have a higher temperature output of about 600°C (peak) with a much shorter battery life but if you use a nickel-metal hydride type you could only get about 400°C b..
R740.00 (inc VAT)
Solder - 1/4lb Spool (0.032") Special Blend
We don’t want to hype this solder TOO much, but this could possibly be the best solder in the world. There, we’ve said it. This is a special blend made specifically for us and we love it. It all started as a quest to find the best solder to use in our production process and ended up being the best we’ve tried. The best part is that it’s lead free and has a water-soluble flux core. This package contains 1/4lb of solder and has a diameter of 0.032" (0.8mm). Mix: 96.35% Sn (Tin), 3.0% Ag (Silver), 0.5% Cu (Copper), 0.15% Sb (Antimony). Documents: MSDS ..
R593.00 (inc VAT)
Solder - 20' Sample (0.020") Special Blend
We don’t want to hype this solder TOO much, but this could possibly be the best solder in the world. There, we’ve said it. This is a special blend made specifically for us and we love it. It all started as a quest to find the best solder to use in our production process and ended up being the best we’ve tried. The best part is that it’s lead free and has a water-soluble flux core. This package contains 20 feet of solder and has a diameter of 0.020" (0.5mm). Mix: 96.35% Sn (Tin), 3.0% Ag (Silver), 0.5% Cu (Copper), 0.15% Sb (Antimony). Documents: MSDS.pdf) ..
R259.50 (inc VAT)
Solder - 20' Sample (0.032") Special Blend
We don’t want to hype this solder TOO much, but this could possibly be the best solder in the world. There, we’ve said it. This is a special blend made specifically for us and we love it. It all started as a quest to find the best solder to use in our production process and ended up being the best we’ve tried. The best part is that it’s lead free and has a water-soluble flux core. This package contains 20 feet of solder and has a diameter of 0.032" (0.8mm). Mix: 96.35% Sn (Tin), 3.0% Ag (Silver), 0.5% Cu (Copper), 0.15% Sb (Antimony). Documents: MSDS.pdf) ..
R207.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Paste - 30g (Leaded)
Description: Solder Paste Stenciling is the easiest and quickest way to solder some of the trickier SMD components. Here at SparkFun, we use solder paste stenciling on pretty much all of our boards. It saves us a lot of time. But stenciling takes more than just a stencil and a dream... you're going to need some paste. So here's 30-grams of solder paste! We wanted to get 50-gram containers but these are closer to 30 so this is just almost just the right amount of paste for most hobby projects and it even comes in a small reusable container. It does contain some lead, so you wouldn't want..
R207.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Paste - 40g (Lead Free)
Description: Solder Paste Stenciling is the easiest and quickest way to solder some of the trickier SMD components. Here at SparkFun, we use solder paste stenciling on pretty much all of our boards. It saves us a lot of time. But stenciling takes more than just a stencil and a dream... you're going to need some paste. We wanted 50g of unleaded solder paste, as the perfect amount to keep around for prototyping and hobby projects. Unfortunately, though these small tubs are labelled as 50g, they actually weigh in at closer to 40g, so only almost the perfect amount. The composition of t..
R267.00 (inc VAT)
Solder Tip Tinner and Cleaner
Tip tinner is a good thing to have in your arsenal of soldering supplies. Composed of a mild acid, it helps remove baked on residue (for when you melt your desk top) and helps prevent oxidation (the nasty black stuff) that accumulates on your soldering tip when not in use. Comes in a sealed 20 gram disk. This tinner is Lead Free. Documents: MSDS ..
R341.00 (inc VAT)
Soldering Iron - 30W Replacement Heating Element
This is a replacement heating element for our 30W soldering iron. This heating element is very easy to install - it requires only a screwdriver. Only compatible with the 30W soldering iron listed below...
R89.00 (inc VAT)
Soldering Iron Variable Temperature 50W
Have you ever wanted a reliable and easy to transport soldering iron without that bulky control box slowing you down? This is a very simple variable temperature 50W 110 VAC Soldering Iron. This is a great item for anyone looking for a little bit of mobility out of their soldering iron without loosing the ability to control the temperature. This soldering iron is incredibly easy to use, simply set the temperature on the control knob to your desired heat (350°C is recommended) and get soldering! What’s more is that the control knob has a real satisfying click when setting the temperature, this ..
R563.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Station Variable Temperature 50W
We know you’ve always dreamed of having a SparkFun branded soldering iron. And here at SparkFun, we are all about making wishes come true. This is a great step up from the basic soldering stations from Radio Shack or wherever you picked up a cheap iron because your last one broke right in the middle of a project. Unit includes 110V base station, iron, iron holder, and brass sponge. We can’t say enough good things about this iron - set the iron temp to 350C and forget it. It’s the iron that we recommend to our friends who’ve been bitten by the electronics bug. It’s just a workhorse! The uni..
R889.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Plug Type - Chisel
This is a replacement soldering tip for our 30W Soldering Iron. This is a chisel type of soldering tip, with a wide flat face; useful for soldering stuff that needs some extra heat. Replacing the tip is very easy - simple unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. The overall width of this tip is 1/8". This tip will only work with the soldering iron listed below...
R59.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Plug Type - Conical 1/32"
This is a replacement soldering tip for our 30W Soldering Iron. This is a conical type of soldering tip, and is the same version that originally comes with the soldering iron. Replacing the tip is very easy - simple unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. The overall width of this tip is 1/32". This tip will only work with the soldering iron listed below...
R59.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Plug Type - Conical 1/64"
This is a replacement soldering tip for our 30W Soldering Iron. This is a conical type of soldering tip, and is the same version that originally comes with the soldering iron. Replacing the tip is very easy - simple unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. The overall width of this tip is 1/64". This tip will only work with the soldering iron listed below...
R59.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Plug Type - Tapered 1/32"
This is a replacement soldering tip for our 30W Soldering Iron. This is a tapered type of soldering tip, with a small, flat face on the end; useful for soldering stuff that needs a little extra heat. Replacing the tip is very easy - simply unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. The overall tip width is 1/32". This tip will only work with the soldering iron listed below...
R59.50 (inc VAT)
SolderPro 50 Butane Soldering Iron Kit
The SolderPro 50 is an awesome little pocket-sized, butane-powered soldering iron. Soldering temperature is adjustable between 410-750?F. This thing is versatile too, with the torch tip you can use it as a soldering torch reaching a heat of up to 2400?F. They’re ready to use quickly - less than 20 seconds after ignition - and can run for up to 30 minutes on a single tank of butane. These soldering irons are completely cordless and would be very useful for field repairs. As a bonus, since the SolderPro 50 is powered by butane fuel, there is no danger of electrical current leakage damaging sen..
R682.00 (inc VAT)
SolderPro 50 Hot Knife Tip
This hot knife fits our butane soldering iron (SolderPro 50). It works well at cutting thin plastics, styrofoam, or various butters. The tip is iron-chrome plated to withstand long periods of soldering time. More specifically, the copper shell is iron plated to resist erosion, chrome plated to resist corrosion and tinned to provide efficient heat transfer. These processes provide maximum tip life for extended usages...
R267.00 (inc VAT)
Brass Sponge
This is a brass sponge that will help clean your soldering iron tip. Use it to remove residue from your iron tip before soldering. It cleans better than conventional sponges and will not damage your iron tip. Made of low abrasive brass shavings and requires no water. Works well as a replacement brass sponge for the Brass Sponge Base sold below...
R59.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Paste - 50g (Lead Free)
This is 50g of high quality, Lead-Free Solder Paste, the perfect amount to keep around for prototyping and hobby projects that require a bit of SMD soldering. Solder Paste Stenciling is the easiest and quickest way to solder some of the trickier SMD components. Here at SparkFun, we use solder paste stenciling on pretty much all of our boards. It saves us a lot of time. But stenciling takes more than just a stencil and a dream… you’re going to need some paste. The composition of this paste is Sn: 96.5%, Ag: 3%, Cu: .5% Note: Although this Solder Paste comes in 100g containers, it contains 50..
R356.00 (inc VAT)
Solder Vacuum
The Solder Vacuum, a great (and sometimes under appreciated) little tool for solder rework. It allows you to pull the molten solder out of a connection or via with ease. To use it you simply depress the plunger, heat up your solder, place the nozzle over the solder you want to remove and finally just push the button. The piston pops up and the solder disappears! This solder vacuum has a black metal body with a hard plastic nozzle and buttons...
R89.00 (inc VAT)
Solder Wick #2 5ft. - Generic
Solder wick, coffee, and paper towels keep SparkFun running. You can steal someone’s diagonal cutters for a minute, but you’d better ask before touching their solder wick.[ Solder wick](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solder_wick) is a composed of copper threads braided together. Flux is normally added to help the solder flow from where it is not supposed to be (the jumper) to the wick. Hence, solder wick is sometimes called desolder braid. Yes, you really can solder anything, and solder wick is a large part of the process. We tried a lot of cheaper solder wick before finding this supplier. T..
R59.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Iron - 30W (EU, 230VAC)
This is a very simple fixed temp, quick heating, 30W 230VAC soldering iron. We really enjoy using the more expensive irons, but if you really need a cheap iron for your tool box, this lovely iron is a good choice. This is a low-cost iron and it works! But it doesn’t come with a stand. We recommend you checkout the iron stands below. The iron is attached to a six foot cable which is terminated with a European 2-prong (CEE 7/7) plug. There is a nice grippy surface at the end of the handle that does double duty as a nice heat shield. A 1/32" pointed tip is included. The soldering tip and the ..
R192.50 (inc VAT)
Solder Leaded - 100-gram Spool
This is your basic spool of leaded solder with a 63/37 water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 100 grams. This is a good spool for more advanced users that should last 6-12 months depending on how often you solder. Mix: 63% Sn / 37% Pb..
R133.50 (inc VAT)
Soldering Iron Stand
This is a simple soldering iron stand composed of a heavy-duty metal base and a reinforced spring holder. The base and holder are detachable. A circular cleaning sponge, which has a nice home at the bottom of the base, is included. This holder should fit most soldering irons, and it’s a great way to keep our ‘fire-starter’ handy and off your floor...
R104.00 (inc VAT)
Heat Shrink Retail
We love heat shrink! We use it for all sorts of handy projects. Use it to reinforce connections, protect devices, and electrically isolate exposed solder joints. We worked with a manufacturer to create a kit that we would use: lots of colors, lots of sizes, nothing too long. We specially requested some of the sizes with heat sensitive glue which significantly increases stress relief and water proofing. This kit includes 95 pieces of heat shrink, all of varying colors and sizes, and comes in a clear bag. All pieces are 10cm in length. Includes (5 of each): Black 1.5/3.7/6.5/9.5mm 6.5/9.5m..
R118.50 (inc VAT)

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