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Published: Thursday, September 24, 2015 Brazing Components for Refrigeration

Brazing Components for Refrigeration Today, we address correct brazing alloys as well as proper brazing methods for refrigeration components. Our main topics are: Alloy selection Gas and torch ...

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Aluminum Brazing: Corrosive or Non-Corrosive Flux

Aluminum brazing has become prevalent in the automotive and HVAC/R industries. Most manufacturers are using all-aluminum or mostly aluminum components, including evaporator and condenser coils, ...

Published: Thursday, May 15, 2014 Protecting Aluminum-Copper HVAC/R Joints

Aluminum-Copper HVAC Protection The HVAC/Refrigeration industry is converting many components from copper to aluminum. The reasons? Aluminum is less expensive by weight, is more corrosion resistant, ...

Published: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Selecting a Sil-Fos Alloy

Benefits of Sil-Fos® Sil-Fos® alloys have become popular in the HVAC/R and plumbing industries because of these benefits: Ability to join copper to copper without flux, saving time Streamlined ...

Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013 Joining Aluminum to Copper Video

In about four minutes, this new technical video from Lucas-Milhaupt will walk you step-by-step through this brazing process.  We'll address procedures and alloy options that will help you ...

Published: Thursday, April 26, 2012 HVAC Joining Aluminum to Copper

Copper-to-Aluminum Joint Integrity HVAC manufacturers evaluating the use of aluminum components need to consider the best method for joining parts-such as evaporator and condenser coils-to secondary ...

Published: Monday, April 02, 2012 HVAC Trend: From Copper to Aluminum

HVAC Trends The global HVAC/R market continues to grow, as the world population migrates to warmer regions and as a growing middle class (especially in developing countries) demands cooling comfort.  ...