Posted by on 4/12/2017
As a business that sells Hakko soldering stations to our customers, we're asked questions all the time about what they should look for in a soldering station.
Posted by on 3/21/2017
The WaveRoom Plus has had customers wander into our stores looking for accessories to enhance their current irons, and they sometimes find themselves contemplating the purchase of our Hakko soldering station
Posted by on 3/8/2017
If you're still new to the community and are looking to invest in a product like a soldering pot, we have a few safety tips to keep in mind.
Posted by on 2/22/2017
The WaveRoom Plus has been in business for so long that weíve seen different brands expand and improve their products every day, including businesses like Wiha Tools.
Posted by on 2/8/2017
There are many precautions professionals will take to prevent ESD from occurring, such as ESD mats, garments, magnifiers, and more, but there are plenty of smaller ESD products you might not have thought of in the past.
Posted by on 1/23/2017
As we enter the dry season, our experts can think of a few must-have ESD products you should be utilizing to prepare yourself against ESD damages.
Posted by on 1/9/2017
As we move deeper into the winter months, it can be easy for those who don't work within static-sensitive fields to not understand that this dry weather can significantly impact someone's quality of work. For this reason, The WaveRoom Plus wants to remind all that today, January 9, is National Static Electricity Day!
Posted by on 12/21/2016
The WaveRoom Plus sells more than just soldering irons and pots. We focus on the full spectrum of production supplies you need for the industry, including ESD protection.
Posted by on 12/7/2016
Anyone who has worked in the electronics manufacturing industry or with soldering irons on electrical circuits knows the impact static has on their projects, especially during the winter months.
Posted by on 11/22/2016
Our experts at The WaveRoom Plus have told our customers time and time again about why they should invest in OC White products. From their microscopes to magnifiers, they are one of the best companies in the electronics manufacturing industry. Weíre excited to add LED machine Spot-Lites to our long list of OC White products!
Posted by on 11/8/2016
In this industry, itís important to have electronics manufacturing tools that make your day-to-day operations the best they can be. Quality control and quick assembly must be balanced very delicately, and the more tools you can utilize to make that happen, the better.
Posted by on 10/25/2016
Using a soldering iron
for the first time and buying one are two completely different interactions, and WaveRoom Plus knows it! Learning to solder takes time to understand the tools and build a skill-set, while purchasing an iron comes down to understanding what you need in an iron for your next project.
Posted by on 10/11/2016
Having a better understanding of your brand of iron, your components, and your soldering tip can make the biggest difference in results for your project.
Posted by on 9/25/2016
are a great asset to any soldering job, and for that the WaveRoom Plus wants to offer our customers the best products on the market. Though we could offer you just any magnifier, we can think of more than a couple reasons that investing in one of our magnifiers with LED lights is the right answer.
Posted by on 9/12/2016
Of all the soldering irons and other tools we sell to hobbyists, sometimes our customers forget that the WaveRoom Plus also supply businesses involved in electronics manufacturing equipment for their jobs. One featured item weíve received quite a few questions about is our WaveRoom Plus LC1210 LEV CHEK® Wave Soldering Gauge
Posted by on 8/30/2016
WaveRoom Plus loves telling our customers about our products, like the importance of having flux available while soldering. Weíve taken the time before to explain the use of flux as a cleaning agent used to absorb impurities that could impact your work while using a solder iron. We even talked about how and why flux is cored in wire solder, but we didnít touch upon the benefits of having a simple and inexpensive dispensing bottle
Posted by on 8/17/2016
One of our favorite items to talk about at WaveRoom are our Hakko soldering stations because we know they create some insanely awesome and beneficial soldering irons and accessories. In fact, the reason they offer such great products is because of their 60 years of experience and dedication to quality. And because of that reason, one of our featured items of the month is the Hakko FT801-02 ESD-Safe Thermal Wire Stripper
. To keep it simple, letís talk about the benefits.
Posted by on 8/14/2016
Summer is a great time to pick up new hobbies, especially those that can be done all year long, even in our tough New England winters!
Posted by on 8/7/2016
If youíve been thinking about buying your first soldering iron, you will know that many vary in price. And you might find yourself wondering if you should stick with a $15 iron from your local retail store or spend a little extra. The WaveRoom Plus
knows how difficult of a decision this can be because youíre just starting out! There are many considerations when choosing, but we can think of a few perks you receive when you splurge for a nicer soldering iron.
Posted by on 7/31/2016
For anyone who has attempted using a soldering iron for electrical components in the past, they have come to realize or learn that insulated wires do not hold solder. Not only can it be increasingly frustrating it becomes a tedious task of removing the insulation from wires.
Posted by on 7/28/2016
It isnít surprising to any of us at the WaveRoom Plus when a customer comes in looking for a Hakko soldering station or other supplies, they are a little hesitant to invest in our discounted products
Posted by on 7/25/2016
Sometimes, we find ourselves unable to determine what might make our soldering experience better or worse when weíre new to soldering in general. Itís a trial and error, and some days are better than other. WaveRoom Plus has enough experience helping our customers become more precise with their soldering abilities by offering small tips that can improve their accuracy and make for better soldering joints.
Posted by on 7/21/2016
Picking up a new hobby or job opportunity is great, but we all have to start somewhere when it comes to our skills and supplies. WaveRoom Plus loves it when we have new customers enter our store and ask questions because electronics manufacturing is a thriving and exciting industry to be a part of.
Posted by on 7/17/2016
Anyone who might be new to soldering irons and soldering in general might not know some of the basic soldering iron tip maintenances that should be utilized. A common problem found with soldering iron tips are rust and corrosion, and many are left to wonder, what gives?
Posted by on 7/10/2016
WaveRoom Plus has new and returning customers every single that that work with soldering tools for electronic components. These range from personal to commercial use, and we consider ourselves experts in this line of work.
Characteristics of a Great Soldering Station
Should You Buy a Soldering Station?
Soldering Pot Safety Tips
Why Buy Wiha Tools?
ESD Products You Haven't Thought Of
5 ESD Products You Need This Winter
Did You Know Itís National Static Electricity Day?
What Does ESD Protection Do?
How Winter Weather Impacts Electronics Manufacturing
OC White Company LED Machine Spot-Lites Take the Spotlight