Solder paste

From Trammell Hudson's Projects

Solder paste

MOSFET level shifters

If you find yourself soldering tiny SMD packages, like these dual MOSFETs, you might pull out the microscope and get to see the solder paste for what it really is:

Solder paste under the microscope

So many tiny balls of solder! And as all of the microscopic spheres melt, surface tension pulls the blob onto the pads in the most amazing way.

(Originally posted to the NYCR blog)