Soldering and Brazing
by Tubal Cain

Published by Special Interest Model Books Ltd, Dorset England

Softcover
150 x 210mm
136pp

R.R.P.$19.90

ISBN 978-085242-845-0

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Extract from back cover of book:

Joining metals by one form or another of soft or hard soldering, or brazing with various alloys, are run-of-the-mill jobs in model and light engineering workshops - so much so that little thought is given as to whether there might be a quicker, more efficient or less expensive means of achieving the required end. In Soldering and Brazing, respected writer Tubal Cain examines in detail the processes, equipment and materials, and explains what is happening in the joints as they are made with practical examples, test pieces, tabulated data etc. This is a thorough, comprehensive and, above all, useful book.

Photos: Black & White

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - The Characteristics of Filler Metals

Chapter 3 - Soft Solders

Chapter 4 - Brazing Alloys

Chapter 5 - Fluxes

Chapter 6 - Soft Soldering Techniques

Chapter 7 - Tools for Soft Soldering

Chapter 8 - Brazing Techniques

Chapter 9 - Brazing Equipment

Chapter 10 - Capillary Joint Design

Chapter 11 - Safety Precautions

Appendix 1 - Properties of some commercial brazing alloys
Appendix 2 - Data on fuel gases
Appendix 3 - An assessment of the hazards arising from cadmium-bearing alloys