: >> us:
: >>>In other words, it's an interpretation of the standardS
: >>>rather than a
: >>>written rule?
: >> Absolutely not.
: >> Solder creep is a well known phenomena. It is a bad
: >> practice for any
: >> compression type connection.
: > Just curious, what is the opinion for the following:
: > crimping the
: > connection, and THEN soldering it?
: that would be good, especially in a corrosive environment.
: RE the govt training courses on the issue, one of the primary
: features one notices with government is incompetence, followed
: closely by insanity and bad practices. Thank god very few
: industrial controls manufacturers adopt such loopy practices.
Such a blanket statement, although true in some areas, is far
from true as a blanket, plus exposes the fact that you have no
real familiarity with the subject at hand. Not only that, but if
you think "industrial controls manufacturer" don't and haven't
used things like soldering techinques and methodologies, you're
going to be grossly wrong in your overal picture you're trying to
You, along with several others have taken a good question
asked by one who only needed a simple but reliable answer and
have turned it into a crapfest of who knows what about what, and
very few of the comments have had any real basis in fact, let
along related to the OP's quest.