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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Considerations for Carbide Brazing
The mechanical properties of carbides make them useful in applications such as mining tools, cutting tools and wear parts. Let’s look at key factors that play a role in successful carbide brazing: coefficient of thermal expansion, joint design, carbide composition, filler metal selection, flux/atmosphere, fixturing and heating.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Vacuum Brazing Success
In the commercial brazing industry, several processes are used to braze assemblies on a repeatable basis. Today, we are focusing on successful vacuum brazing. Part I of this posting addresses basic definitions and processes. In Part II, learn how to choose filler metals for your vacuum brazing application.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Stop-Off Helps Restrict Braze Alloy Flow
A formulation called Stop-Off can help you restrict the flow of braze alloy on your assembly. When should you use this brazing aid? Which type is right for your brazing process? How does it work?
Monday, May 16, 2016
Flux Removal: Post-Braze Cleaning
When using flux for brazing, you may need to remove residual flux with an appropriate method for your materials and process. Let’s discuss why post-braze cleaning is one of the Six Fundamentals of Brazing and then examine the most common techniques.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
NEW 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.
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.