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Thursday, April 26, 2012
HVAC Joining Aluminum to Copper

As the HVAC industry uses more aluminum components, manufacturers need to join these parts—such as evaporator and condenser coils—to secondary copper lines or assemblies. In brazing or soldering, joint design and brazing/soldering consumables become key elements for joint integrity. Let’s head to the lab, as Lucas-Milhaupt tests the effect that different joint designs and brazing/soldering materials have on the quality of joints. Results will help you determine suitable means for joining your copper-to-aluminum components.

Monday, April 02, 2012
HVAC Trend: From Copper to Aluminum

Let’s look at an important trend in the HVAC/R industry: the move from copper to aluminum. Growing worldwide demand for HVAC/R—particularly cooling needs—is driving industry developments. Legislation is pushing improvements in energy efficiency during the manufacture of HVAC/R systems. Material costs and the need for reliable field performance have opened the door for a move from copper to aluminum. Lucas-Milhaupt offers the expertise and materials needed to support the transition to aluminum enabling companies to braze aluminum evaporator and condenser coils along with other aluminum components.