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Published: Monday, February 29, 2016 What Can Lucas-Milhaupt Technical Services Do for You?

Today’s companies are under continual pressure to improve skills, processes and products while reducing costs. Learn how the Lucas-Milhaupt® Technical Services Group can help you optimize your brazing operation, with cutting-edge workforce training, on-site brazing audits plus consulting and engineering assistance.

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: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Oxy-acetylene Torch Safety

When it comes to safely brazing with oxy-acetylene torches, let's look at two important aspects: safety equipment, plus procedures for safe operation. This is serious business:  arc rays and sparks ...

Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Calculating Ring Volume

Importance of Ring Volume One factor that may impact the strength of a brazed joint is the depth of alloy penetration into the joint.  If an operator does not apply enough alloy to the assembly, the ...

Published: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 Alloy Consumption Savings with Handy One

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® ...

Published: Friday, September 28, 2012 Capillary Action in Brazing

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. Experiment Let's head to the ...