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Industry Links
Websites

Soldering

Useful documents on soldering and safety.

Solder Fume and You - INDG248
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg248.pdf

Asthma
http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/solderers.htm

Controlling health risks from rosin (colophony)-based solder fluxes INDG249 (Rev1)
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg249.pdf

REACH/RoHS/Weee/Conflict

Useful links for legislation.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/reach/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rohs-compliance-and-guidance

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/weee/index_en.htm

http://www.responsiblebusiness.org/initiatives/rmi/

National Physics Laboratory

NPL is the United Kingdom's national standards laboratory, an internationally respected and independent centre of excellence for R&D, and knowledge transfer in measurement and materials science.

www.npl.co.uk

TWI

An extensive online source of information and advice on welding and joining of engineering materials.

www.twi.co.uk

Smart Group

A leading European technical trade association representing the electronics manufacturing industry.

www.smartgroup.org

ICER

Involving material suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and distributors, the waste management industry, recyclers and local authorities.

www.icer.org.uk

International Tin Research

Tin Technology is a membership-based organisation involved in research, development, and marketing of tin based technologies. It is the world's foremost authority on tin with access to more than 60 years experience through its association with ITRI Ltd.

www.itri.co.uk

IPC

Serving the printed circuit board and electronics assemblies industry.

www.ipc.org