How to Braze, Braze Training, Brazing Education

Braze school and training

How to Braze, Braze Training, Brazing EducationMetal Joining Expertise and Brazing Training from Industry Leaders

Brazing or metal joining is often a small, but critical part of a robust manufacturing process. Lucas Milhaupt has been a trusted source of brazing education for original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and service technicians for over 75 years.

Lucas Milhaupt has helped companies remain competitive through hands on braze process training, new product demonstrations, and continuing education courses from our brazing experts. Our team is comprised of chemists, metallurgists, and engineers whose primary job function is to provide technical training and support for our customers.

From fundamentals, to troubleshooting, to the latest technological developments, our programs provide valuable insight into all aspects of brazing. Whether you need to streamline operations, enhance reliability, or reduce your overall metal joining costs, Lucas Milhaupt brazing experts are here to share their knowledge!

How to Braze, Braze Training, Brazing Education, Lucas Brazing Academy

Lucas Milhaupt Braze school

Passing on over 75 years of brazing knowledge to engineering teams at original equipment manufacturers interested in learning, experienced or not. 


Lucas Milhaupt’s Braze School is a comprehensive study of the six fundamental steps for successful brazing. This two and a half day course is a detailed, tactical breakdown of heating methods, braze design, base metals, and application data of metal joining. It is structured as a lecture with ample discussion time; bring your real world brazing challenge to the class as it encourages application discussion and problem solving.

What You'll Learn

Completion of the course provides attendees with information to help increase brazing/soldering efficiency, reduce and control variable costs, eliminate costly rejects, and minimize field failures.

Who Should Register?

The class was developed for individuals with any level of brazing experience, but is particularly suited for: designers; process, manufacturing, and quality engineers; brazing technicians; managers and production supervisors; and brazing operations personnel.

How to Braze, Braze Training, Brazing Education, NATE Education

NATE Training

As a North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized training provider, Lucas Milhaupt offers NATE certified training programs at regional distributor locations.


NATE Course ID: 3067-0001 -- NATE Approved hours: Four (4)

In Lucas Milhaupt’s half-day NATE training, HVAC/R Service Technicians will learn basics of brazing, six steps for a successful braze, how to select base and filler metals and fluxes for common HVAC/R applications, and torch safety. Lucas Milhaupt Technical Trainers will provide brazing demonstrations in the latest brazing techniques, followed by hands on brazing practice time for attendees.

What You'll Learn

This course covers brazing and soldering fundamentals related to the Knowledge Areas of Technician Expertise (KATE’s) and is designed to help technicians with day-to-day brazing operations. Once technicians understand variables that affect the quality of brazing, it is easier to determine solutions to lower overall costs of metal joining.

Additional Information:

Course will cover the following Knowledge Areas of Technical Expertise (KATE’s) Installer and Service:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air to Air
  • Heat Pump - Air to Air
  • Refrigeration Light Commercial
  • Refrigeration Commercial

Lucas Brazing Academy

On-site OEM Braze OPerator Training

Customized braze training suited to your specific business needs.


Whether your team have questions about brazing fundamentals, are looking to improve a specific design process, or need an update on innovative new brazing practices and products hitting the market, the Lucas Milhaupt Technical Service team and trainers are here to help. Our convenient and customizable Braze Training program can include classroom training, hand brazing demonstrations, and process recommendations. For your convenience, members of our Technical team travel to your location to provide training to brazing personnel.

Schedule an on-site brazing training

If you need brazing help today, watch our training videos for hands-on walkthroughs of brazing fundamentals, or browse our Brazing Book for more in depth analysis of proper brazing techniques.


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