Brazing and Soldering

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A practical guide to the main brazing and soldering types: soft soldering, silver soldering, and brazing—perfect for home metalworkers, engineers, and workshop mechanics   Brazing and soldering are essential metal joining techniques for a range of jobs in the workshop. This new practical guide will introduce readers to the methods, and show how to enhance these skills safely and effectively, with step-by-step photography throughout. Included is advice on equipment and how to build a brazing hearth. There is also an overview of alloys, fluxes, lead loading, body and electrical soldering, and pickling and cleaning. All of this is set alongside a range of case studies to show practical technique applications.


Richard Lofting is the author of Welding. He is a technical writer for Tractor and Farming Heritage Magazine, and has been using brazing and soldering techniques for more than 40 years.