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john brown 1715/11/2019 19:04:46
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Can you please tell me the most popular size of silver solder rods please,did have some 1mm rods for some small bits,but am getting into now soldering bigger parts like the boiler ,is 1.5 the way to go .


CuP Alloys 116/11/2019 16:26:10
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Hi John

Talk to these people.

They have rods from 0.7 to 3.0mm plus wires, foil and paste.**LINK**



john brown 1716/11/2019 17:50:08
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Thanks for that ,will buy from them ,is the low tem silver solder ok on my copper boiler?,l read the higher tem are good for joining like brass to steel etc ,but just want copper to copper or brass to brass.


bricky16/11/2019 20:09:29
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John,you will need high temerature solder for the start of your construction so as not to melt the parts that are internal as you continue with the rest ,with a lower temperature.Ask the supplier for advice.

Regards Frank

john brown 1724/01/2020 15:29:28
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Well giving credit where it is due , Cup Alloys were very helpful with advice and my order came very quickly ,nice people to deal with.

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