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Published: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 Copper Tubing Braze Alloy Usage Calculator

Conveniently estimate the amount of braze alloy or solder alloy required for plumbing or HVACR applications—with the new online calculator from Lucas-Milhaupt®. Estimate the amount of braze alloy or solder alloy required to join standard plumbing or HVACR tubing by inputting the number of joints to be brazed or soldered, and the desired form of alloy to use.

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: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Copper-Phosphorous Alloys for Copper Brazing

Copper-Phosphorous Alloys for Copper Brazing The alloys copper-phosphorous and silver-copper-phosphorous were patented in the U.S. in 1914 and gained popularity when new refrigerants were developed ...

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, March 06, 2014 Liquid Metal Embrittlement

Liquid Metal Embrittlement Liquid Metal Embrittlement (LME) may occur in a brazing operation involving high-strength materials such as stainless steels, nickel alloys or age-hardened alloys, when the ...

Published: Monday, October 14, 2013 Torch Brazing Brass to Copper with Braze™

Video: Joining Brass to Copper Braze 560 alloy is a near eutectic. Watch our three-minute video to see how this material freely wets and flows on brass and copper components. We will show you the ...

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Torch Brazing Copper to Copper

Copper Brazing Video In about four minutes, this technical video will give you an up-close, step-by-step view of successful copper-to-copper brazing.  You will learn these important steps to ...

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: Friday, February 15, 2013 Torch Brazing Copper to Steel with Handy One®

Traditional Braze Alloy and Flux Paste vs. Flux-cored Brazing Products In less than five minutes, this technical video clip from Lucas-Milhaupt will show you the Handy® way to improve your process ...