There are many ways to join metal to metal. One of those ways is brazing. Where welding melts two metal objects into one, brazing joins two metal objects with a second metal melted in between. If you are interested in knowing what aluminum brazing can do, ask some aluminum brazing consultants. Here is what they may have to tell you and show you about this technique.
It Holds Stronger Than Welding With Certain Projects
Because brazing frequently joins sheets of metal, it creates almost seamless bonds that are stronger than most welds. A consultant can use brazing to join two pieces of sheet metal in front of you and let you inspect the seam so that you can see just how solid and tight it is. The consultant may even have you try to bend or break the brazing seam to see if it can be done. The demonstration is often free of charge during your initial consultation and decision to hire the consultant for further training and the use of brazing in your manufacturing or industrial plant.
The Aluminum Rods Are Made From the Most Durable Aluminum
A lot of people tend to think of aluminum as a soft metal you can crush, such as is the case with aluminum cans. However, aluminum rods used in brazing are made from a very durable type of aluminum that is reinforced on a metallurgic level. That said, this process is a strong one right from the start. Welders can learn this technique from a consultant in under an hour, and because welders already have the tools needed for brazing work, they can begin to apply this technique almost immediately in their work.
Other Things Brazing Can Be Used For
Brazing consultants can show you all of the various ways in which this technique can be applied. It is most effective for curing rifts in metal, such as those that occur in car panels during car accidents or from stress fractures in metal plating related to aquariums. The consultant can show either physical examples or present you with application videos showing how other welders have used brazing to repair and manufacture multiple items. Considering that training welders in your company on how to use this technique takes no time at all, you might be encouraged to pay the consultant for the training and then begin using brazing when and where it is suitable.