|Hardware Design for a Griddle Based Soldering System
I was looking for a gentler method of soldering certain specialty items that melt easily in an oven. I came across information about using a household griddle to do the job. It was a reasonably good solution but it lacked consistency and precision. The next phase of this project will focus on software. Due to time constrains and the complexity of this project, this submission deals only with the physical implementation. A griddle controller interrupts the flow of current from the wall to the griddle, allowing precise control of temperature and time.
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