Here's a numberone might pluck from the Air.Back in the day, there was a mighty weapons system, of which 25% of was stricken with tin whiskers from...You guessed it, lead free solder.
THAT is why I have been unable to sleep recently?? Thank you foggiest!! Who would have thought an innocent question about poor soldering would meander so far along the save the planet path? Graham
I think solder smoke (actually, rosin vapor) is probably more immediately bad for you that tobacco smoke.
Rosin smells so nice though... arggggggg *coughs*
Quote from: Foggiest on Dec 03, 2014, 06:23 pmRosin smells so nice though... arggggggg *coughs* TOTALLY! I used to love the smell of creosote too, but you just cant get it now
The use of creosote as a wood preservative has been reviewed under the Biocidal Products Directive and the following inclusion decision has been taken link to external website. From 01 May 2013 wood preservatives containing creosote will need to be authorised for use in the EU. In the meantime national legislation will continue to apply, and creosote wood preservative products will continue to need approval under the Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) before they can be advertised, sold, supplied, stored or used in the UK.Under COPR creosote containing products are approved for use in the UK by professionals as part of their work.
But the worst thing by far is people opposing change when something can be done. There are simply no reasons for that except laziness, greed and stupidity.