Taxonomy: Soldering

Taxonomy Path

Sub Processes

  • Friction/Ultrasonic Soldering
  • Induction Soldering
  • Infrared Soldering
  • Dip Soldering
  • Iron Soldering
  • Resistance Soldering
  • Torch Soldering
  • Wave Soldering



Soldering joins two workpieces together through the use of a metallic alloy.


Overview of Process

Soldering is a set of processes, all of which use a metallic alloy to connect workpieces together.


Additional Notes

This is a classification process, not a end-node process. Specifying the detailed end-node process required will produce a better RfD search result.


Process Illustration


Todd, Allen and Alting. “Fundamental Principles of Manufacturing Processes”. 1994.