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Unread 01-07-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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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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Unread 01-07-2012, 05:21 PM   #2
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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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Unread 01-07-2012, 06:19 PM   #4
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Good luck on brazing aluminum with something other than aluminum.
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Unread 01-07-2012, 08:16 PM   #5
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Easy, if you have the right stuff. This is the right stuff:

http://www.tinmantech.com/html/brazing.php
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Unread 01-08-2012, 06:29 AM   #6
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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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Unread 01-08-2012, 09:49 AM   #7
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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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Unread 01-09-2012, 12:24 AM   #8
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What are you trying to braze?

There is always this stuff... http://www.durafix.com/
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Unread 01-09-2012, 06:20 AM   #9
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