Torch Brazing Stainless Steel

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Aug 4, 2014
Torch Brazing Stainless Steel Stainless steels encompass a variety of iron-based alloys, having more than 10% chromium, which offer corrosion resistance through a transparent chromium oxide layer. The AWS Handbook lists five categories of stainless steels: Austenitic (nonhardenable) steels (i.e. ...
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Topics: Automotive, Stainless Steel, Torch

Liquid Metal Embrittlement

Posted by Lucas-Milhaupt Brazing Experts on Mar 6, 2014
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 materials are stressed and come into contact with molten brazing filler metal. Many cases have been ...
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Topics: Flux, Copper, Stainless Steel