Simple answer will be yes, but that also depend on you.
I have Braze with propane with cutting torch and with regular brazing set up
How critical brazing particular project is, and what type material you are
using for brazing .
I have brazed every thing with exception of Aluminum.
It is always good policy to try on the piece of material that is trash or
"Patrick" wrote in message
hello I have a torch set and OXY but no acetlene I use propane for cutting
with it but was nt sure about sheld gas when doing a line set
okay any input would be good
I have O2 and brazeing tip/s, and have only a few joints to make up its HVAC
lines ( 90* and Couplings) I have nitrigen(sp) for purge inside tube, just was
unsure if propane would make a good sheld gas for the weld,, ( I use the propane
& O2 mostly for cutting and heating bolts, parts ect)
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On Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 6:44:03 PM UTC-5, Patrick wrote:
Propane is not a shield gas. If you are using propane/oxy you don't have a
shield gas. Shield gas is for arc welding. Nitrogen inside is fine.
Frowned upon by most hvac "experts", you can silver solder most hvac lines
as well. As long as you're not too close to the compressor solder will hol
d just fine. And it's a lot easier to do. Brazing copper lines is challen
ging unless you do it regularly because the melting point of copper is not
all that much higher than the brazing material.
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