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post #1 of 9 Old 01-07-2012, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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Brazing Aluminum..?

Is it possible? If so, how hard is it? I have quite a bit of welding experience but I've only brazed a handful of times, and I would be brazing the keel on an aluminum boat.

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post #2 of 9 Old 01-07-2012, 05:21 PM
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I braze copper to copper all the time at work, I wouldn't think aluminum would be that much harder/different. Just get the proper brazing rod and go to town.
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its possible but im not sure how difficult it is i wouldnt think it would be to hard

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Good luck on brazing aluminum with something other than aluminum.
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Easy, if you have the right stuff. This is the right stuff:
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post #6 of 9 Old 01-08-2012, 06:29 AM
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You can use aluminum welding rods to braze. Make sure everything is clean. I've done it before but is was years ago.
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the welding shop I work at will charge double to anyone that tried it first and failed ... just saying
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What are you trying to braze?

There is always this stuff...
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