Brazing Safety Tips: Six Steps for Safe Brazing

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Jan 22, 2019

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While safety is a critical component in any manufacturing operating, brazing carries its own hazards, including chemical fumes and the heat and rays of the torch flame.

Modern safety programs focus on behavior-based safety (BBS) – encouraging employees to focus on actions leading to safer outcomes by preventing an injury or accident – rather than using only conformance-based approaches designed to penalize non-compliance or eliminate all risk.

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Topics: Brazing Fundamentals, Brazing Tips

What Can Lucas-Milhaupt Technical Services Do for You?

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Feb 29, 2016

Companies are facing tremendous economic pressure today, which requires renewed focus on core business practices. Your goals may include increasing workforce skills, improving manufacturing processes and building more robust products while reducing costs associated with labor, field failure and scrap. The Lucas-Milhaupt® Technical Services Group can help by providing cutting-edge training, on-site brazing audits plus consulting and engineering assistance. These services can bring bottom-line improvements to your business by increasing skills, solving problems and honing your process.

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Topics: Brazing Tips

Protecting Aluminum-Copper HVAC/R Joints

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on May 15, 2014

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Topics: HVAC/R, Copper, Aluminum, Brazing Tips, Torch

Oxy-acetylene Torch Safety

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on May 30, 2013

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Topics: Torch, Brazing Fundamentals, Brazing Tips

Calculating Ring Volume

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Nov 21, 2012

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Topics: Brazing Tips

Alloy Consumption Savings with Handy One

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Nov 6, 2012

Reducing Alloy Consumption
The use of flux-cored braze products (both in wire feed and ring form) can significantly reduce the alloy consumption for each braze joint.  Lucas-Milhaupt Handy One® silver brazing products are an industry staple, improving manufacturing processes and cost containment for customers. 

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Topics: Brazing Tips

Capillary Action in Brazing

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Sep 28, 2012

Capillarity
Capillarity is defined as movement of a liquid along the surface of a solid caused by the attraction of molecules in the liquid to the molecules of the solid.

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Topics: Brazing Fundamentals, Brazing Tips