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Thursday, March 06, 2014
Liquid Metal Embrittlement
Liquid Metal Embrittlement (LME) is a phenomenon where certain ductile metals experience a failure in a brittle mode when exposed to a liquid metal. Do you know the conditions under which LME can occur, and how to avoid it? Let’s explore the topic in today’s posting.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Brazing of Beryllium-Copper Alloys
Beryllium copper, when fully heat treated and cold worked, is the hardest and strongest of copper alloys. Beryllium-copper alloys are available in two classes: high strength and high conductivity. Let’s discuss the applications and procedures for brazing with these alloys.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Customers frequently ask, “What is the shelf life of your formulated products?” Lucas-Milhaupt provides a warranty, rather than a shelf life, for its products. Learn more about the difference between a warrant and a shelf life, and read about warranties on our various brazing products.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Both rings and washers are preform shapes used for brazing. For smaller parts with relatively small joint volume and lap area, either a washer or ring may be used. Both washers and rings can be circular in shape; however, their cross sections will always differ in shape. A washer has rectangular cross section, whereas a ring has a circular cross section.