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Philip Burley01/09/2019 10:40:14
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When soldering boiler components together I understand that I must leave space for the silver solder to run . Thing is , how much space ? tubes a push fit , slack fit ? End plates the same ? You cant measure the gap round a 5/16 tube When I worked in saw mills we jointed wide bandsaws with silver solder strip , but clamped the blade scarf joint very tightly together . A guide would be appreciated

Regards Phil

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Brian John01/09/2019 11:01:37
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.001'' gap : would you describe that as ''push fit'' ?

Dave Halford01/09/2019 11:11:56
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Some people use spot punch marks to give clearance

Philip Burley01/09/2019 12:56:16
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Thanks . that Polly site is useful

duncan webster02/09/2019 10:49:10
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See also this from CuP alloys


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