Joining Metals

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Joining Metals

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Brazing - this is a way of bonding materials using a brazing rod.

First you need to clean the two metals that you are joining together using a flux. You then place the brazing rod over where you are joining the metals and heat the brazing rod till it melts.

The brazing rod acts as a filler between the two metals. The melting point of the brazing rod must be below the melting points of the two metals.

Brazing forms a very strong joint.

Soldering - this is a type of brazing that works at lower temperatures.

First you heat the component you want to solder. You then

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