Brazing - Joining Brass to Stainless Steel

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Kent,

My husband is making some barbecue tools where he is joining brass handles to stainless steel. What is your recommended method of joining?


The Tin Man Respondeth:

I think you will get both high strength and good appearance with a high (25% or greater) hard (high temp, 1100F) silver solder. Use a good flux, and make sure the metals remain bright and silvery during the heating process, as overheating will kill the brightness and hence ruin the silver.

Use a large tip, and a soft (quiet) feathery (carbeurizing) flame.

Kent White


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