Stained Glass Solders & Their
50/50 -- The "standard".
Can be used as multi-purpose by an experienced solderer. May require
several heat ranges of irons to handle a variety of tasks.
60/40 -- A
"lower" melting temperature than 50/50. This solder flows easily
and hardens to surprisingly smooth beads even for the beginner or those
who solder only occasionally. In addition to being a candidate for ones
"solder of choice" this is definitely a product that should be
considered for use in production work and classroom activities.
Quick Set -- a Canfield
"special 60" proprietary alloy. This solder was developed
exclusively for the stained glass production solderer as well as the
artisan. According to Canfield this solder can make a perfect bead in one
pass of the iron and the bead sets up instantly. This solder surpasses
50/50 in its ability to make an excellent bead with a silvery shine and
also surpasses 60/40 for fast set-up.
DGS- Lead Free Solder --
Contains no lead, making this ideal for all soldering and jewelry work
Silvergleem -- LEAD
FREE A distinctive solder that adds a rich, luxurious finish to all of
your stained glass art. Lead-free and non-toxic, it is ideal on jewelry,
boxes, art pieces, dishes that hold food, or any elegant piece you are
creating. SILVERGLEEM has instant freeze. It makes perfect beaded or
sculpted pattern seams. Leave it in its beautiful natural silver color or
buff it to a high sheen.