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Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Benefits of Controlled Atmosphere Brazing in Automotive Manufacturing

If you have taken a look under the hood of your car lately, you likely have seen parts that were brazed using a Controlled Atmosphere Brazing (CAB) process. As more and more automotive manufacturers ...

Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 How To Clean Brazing Metals

Capillary action will work properly only when the surfaces of the metals are clean. If they are contaminated, IE: coated with oil, grease, rust, scale or just plain dirt, those contaminants have to ...

Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Proper Assembly For Brazing

Once the parts of the assembly for your brazed joint are cleaned and fluxed, it is time to put the assembly together. If the shape and weight of the parts permit, the simplest way to hold them ...

Published: Thursday, June 14, 2018 How to Clean a Braze Joint in Two Steps

Once you have properly brazed the assembly, you will need to clean the brazed joint. Cleaning a braze joint is a two step process. The first step is to remove all flux residues. Second, pickle the ...

Published: Monday, April 16, 2018 Lucas-Milhaupt becomes AS9100 certified manufacturer

Lucas Milhaupt is committed to being a quality supplier to the aerospace industry. Which is why we’ve gone the extra mile to receive our AS9100 certification. Here’s what that means for Lucas ...

Published: Friday, March 30, 2018 How to Flux Brazing Joints

Flux is a chemical compound applied to the joint surfaces before brazing. Flux is essential in the brazing process because it prevents oxides from forming and inhibiting the metallurgical bond in ...

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Brazing Assembly: How to Braze a Joint

The fifth step of proper brazing procedure is where the action happens: this is how to actually braze a joint. Brazing involves heating the assembly to brazing temperature, and flowing the filler ...

Published: Monday, October 30, 2017 How to Maintain Clearance for Brazed Joints

Brazing, as we've seen, uses the principle of capillary action to distribute the molten filler metal between the surfaces of the base metals. Therefore, during the brazing operation, you should take ...

Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Characteristics of Alloying Elements

Today, our technical team outlines the main elements used in brazing filler metals, along with the most important features of each element. The more you understand about these elements, the better equipped you are to choose and use the correct products for your brazing operation.

Published: Thursday, June 15, 2017 How to Repair a Brazed Joint on Aluminum Heat Exchangers

Braze Joint Repair: Aluminum Heat Exchangers Brazing aluminum heat exchangers is a challenging task, making them susceptible to leaks during service. Replacing them under warranty is costly. Let’s look at an alternative: repairing leaks with a brazing alloy specially made for this application.