Somerset Solders Ltd


Somerset Solders Ltd is a UK distributor of Electronic Assembly consumables and work wear supplying UK, Europe and World Wide Companies. With leading Industry brand names such as Qualitek, Treston, Abeba, Techspray, Raaco, Transition Automation and Piergiacomi, Somerset Solders delivers the best Printed Circuit Board Assembly products supported by many years’ experience.

Somerset Solders, and through its Somerset ESD brand is a major supplier of ESD garments. This includes static control work wear such as ESD Lab Coats, Lab Jackets, ESD Polo Shirts, T-Shirts and Fleeces. Our range of Lab Coats and Lab Jackets are available in 14 different fabric colours and designed to add further corporate identity to electronics companies wishing to enhance their branding, while maintaining their static controlled product area.

With arguably one of the best websites in the industry, showcasing a large range of tools and consumable for hand soldering, wave soldering and SMT production, Somerset Solders offers procurement via the secure payment processing system, or through an approved credit account facility. With an extensive ESD products range including ESD Chairs from Bimos, ESD Work Benches from Treston and ESD Storage from raaco, Somerset Solders can help instigate and maintain an EPA (Electrostatic Protected Area).

SMT production consumables such as Qualitek Solder Pastes, Steier SMT Splicing and SMT Reel Tapes (supplied by our sister Company Benz SMT Ltd) and SMT tools such as spatulas, Component Reel Counters again ensures that Somerset Solders is the right choice for your Assembly business.

For further information please contact us on +44 (0)1761 233230 or visit our website at

Solders and Fluxes

An extensive range of solder wires, bars, pellets and paste for electronics production. Lead and lead free solders, low melting tin bismuth and high melting HMP alloys.
As a leading distributor of Qualitek solders and fluxes we can recommend the ideal solder wire from No Clean solder wires to Water Soluble fluxed solder wire, depending on your post cleaning requirement.

Unsure of which solder wire to use for your application? Contact us for technical help and solder wire samples.

Soldering Equipment

Somerset Solders stock a vast range of small and large solder pots from popular brands such as Quick and American Beauty. One helpful feature on our website is that you can order solder pot starter kits. These contain everything you need for a quick start including solder flux and solder pellets. 
The Quick 100-4C is an ideal solder pot for low to medium volume wire tinning with a temperature range that will accommodate both Leaded and Lead Free solder alloys. For larger part soldering the Quick 100-15S with a rectangular pot is ideal for multiple wire soldering, connector work and small pcb soldering.
We also stock a range of high power soldering irons for applications that require a high heat and large solder tip. Up to 550W in 110V and 220V our American Beauty soldering irons enable heavy gauge metal soldering.

Check out the American Beauty 3198 550W soldering iron being demonstrated

ESD Clothing For Static Protection

Brighten up your Workplace

Somerset ESD garments collection is a high quality clothing range manufactured especially for production areas where static sensitive products are susceptible to static damage. Gone are the days of standard white and blue lab coats, we offer you the chance to brighten up your workplace! We supply ESD lab coats and jackets in 14 fantastic colours allowing you to advertise your corporate colours on the production shop floor and give staff a sense of professional unity. Departments can be allocated a colour, visitors highlighted and with our bespoke embroidery service you can add your company logo and staff names. 
Our ESD garments are manufactured to a very high standard using quality materials. All ESD garments conform to IEC 61340-5-1 and ANSI/ESD S20.20-2007 compatible.

Contact us for material swatches, garment samples and a brochure.

Visit our site at and see the full ESD clothing range including:

•ESD Lab Coats
•ESD Lab Jackets
•ESD Cleanroom garments class 1000
•ESD Polo shirts
•ESD T-shirts
•ESD Fleeces
•ESD sweatshirts

ESD Products

Somerset Solders has everything you need to create an Electrostatic Protected Area with ESD workstations, personal grounding, ESD matting and ESD storage. 
One of our key sellers is ESD Bench Matting. Available in a choice of 4 colours; Blue, Grey, Green and Beige, we cut and stud our ESD mats to suit your order. We can accomodate for custom sizes to suit any ESD benches. We also supply cleaning products such as Killstat Mat and Table Top Cleaner to help you maintain your ESD bench mat properties.  for maximum dissipation.

We know how important quality is, our products are from trusted brands such bofa, bimos, Treston and raaco.

PCB Assembly Tools

From cutters to dispensing needles to tweezers we have the right tools for any electronic assembly job.

We stock a range of hand tools manufactured by Piergiacomi Sud (Italy). Piergiacomi are one of the leading Worldwide manufacturing companies in the production of pressed steel hand tools for the electronics industry.

Our hand tools are chosen for their quality and ease of use, each is supplied with Ergonomic designs for comfort. All Piergiacomi handtools are also available in an ESD dissipative material for static control.

Assembly Processes

Somerset Solders are UK suppliers of handheld squeegee blades for manual solder paste application.

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