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Re: [Shop-talk] soldering/brazing aluminum tubing to steel tubing

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] soldering/brazing aluminum tubing to steel tubing
From: David Hillman via Shop-talk <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:04:34 -0500 (EST)
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    Interestingly, here is another version of pretty much the same chart... 
except this one says "No" to brazing aluminum and "carbon & low-alloy 


    Source: AWS Brazing Handbook (Fifth Ed, 2007, p 75)

    As mentioned, rubber or silicone hoses would seem like a much better 

On Wed, 19 Dec 2018, Bob Spidell via Shop-talk wrote:
> 'Modern Welding' 11th ed.
> On 12/19/2018 9:13 AM, john niolon via Shop-talk wrote:
>> does anyone know if there is an acceptable way to braze or solder aluminum 
>> tubing to steel tubing that
>> will provide a strong, waterproof, low pressure? (30 psi r less) 
>> connection...? materials to use ??? particular
>> braze rod or solder ???
>> this will be for heater hoses on my truck engine... 5/8? tubing to same 
>> sized steel fitting
>> thanks
>> john

  David Hillman

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