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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: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Torch Brazing with Pre-formed Rings vs. Hand-fed Rods

Lucas-Milhaupt performed a study on the performance of braze filler metal rings against the performance of hand-fed filler metal rods. We used three heating, ventilating, air conditioning and ...

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: Monday, August 04, 2014 Torch Brazing Stainless Steel

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. ...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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 ...