Determination of the physico-chemical interactions between liquid and solid substances is a key technological factor in many industrial processes in metallurgy, electronics or the aviation industry, where technological processes are based on soldering/brazing technologies. Understanding of the bonding process, reactions between materials and their dynamics enables to make research on new materials and joining technologies, as well as to optimise and compare the existing ones. The paper focuses on a wetting force measurement method and its practical implementation in a laboratory stand – an integrated platform for automatic wetting force measurement at high temperatures. As an example of using the laboratory stand, an analysis of Ag addition to Cu-based brazes, including measurement of the wetting force and the wetting angle, is presented.
 Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8th June 2011 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS2). Official Journal of the European Union. L 174 / 88.
 Directive 2012/19/UE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4th July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE2). Official Journal of the European Union. L 197/38.
 Eustanthopoulos, N., Nicholas, M.G., Drevet, B. (1999). Wettability at High Temperatures. Pergamon Press.
 Humpston, G., Jacobson, D.M. (1993). Principles of Soldering and Brazing. ASM.
 Bormashenko, E. (2013). Wetting of Real Surfaces. Studies in Mathematical Physics. De Gruyter.
 Rivollet, I., Chatain, D., Eustanthopoulos, N. (1990). Simultaneous measurement of contact angles and work of adhesion in metal-ceramic systems by the immersion-emersion technique. J. of Material Science, 25, 3179–3185.
 Adamson, A.W. (1997). Physical Chemistry of Surfaces. John Wiley & Sons.