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Brazing Versus Welding

Brazing and welding are heat treating processes that join pieces of metal together. The primary difference between the procedures is that brazing joins pieces together by melting a filler metal that distributes between the entire connective surface, whereas welding joins pieces together at narrow points by melting them together using a filler metal. When it […]

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Four Benefits of Using the PuroBrite™ System for Assembly, Brazing and Heat Treating

At first glance, each heat treating company’s metal treatment processes can seem the same, but on closer inspection, you often notice some significant differences. At Franklin Brazing, we have developed a proprietary system for assembly, brazing and heat treating metals known as the PuroBrite™ system. When you use the PuroBrite™ system for heating and treating […]

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A Brief History of Metal Brazing

Like many metal working procedures, brazing can be traced back far beyond the modern era. In fact, brazing can be traced to ancient Egypt in the days of the pharaohs. While no one is quite sure exactly how brazing came into existence, we do know that, in ancient times, brazing was different than modern brazing […]

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Brazing Services: Brazing Stainless Steel in Open Air

Customers of metal treatment companies often ask what would happen if they needed stainless steel assemblies that were too large to fit inside a furnace. In most cases, the answer is that the assemblies would be brazed in open air using a torch. While this type of brazing is not ideal for metals that contain […]

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Why Use the PuroBrite™ System to Braze?

Almost every company that offers heat treating service for metal claims its brazing process is the best. However, metallurgy is a discipline in which results speak louder than words. Before you choose a heat treating company for your next brazing project, be sure to compare the benefits other companies offer to the advantages Franklin Brazing […]

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What are the Benefits of Using the PuroBrite™ System to Braze Stainless Steel?

Using Franklin Brazing’s PuroBrite™ system to braze stainless steel has several advantages. Unlike brazing methods that produce assemblies that contain oxide traces and inadequate dimensional stability, our proprietary system produces assemblies that are remarkably bright and strong. If you are trying to decide which brazing services provider to choose, below are four reasons to choose […]

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Brazing Services: Cleaning Methods For Stainless Steel

It is important for stainless steel to stay clean in both the factory environment and after it is delivered to the customer. Stainless steel that is dirty in the factory environment and undergoes brazing services without being cleaned can experience traces of oxidation that tarnish the surface, and lead to corrosion problems down the line. […]

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Using the PuroBrite™ System to Braze Stainless Steel: The Importance of the Furnace

Providers of brazing services have a process for ensuring that stainless steel assemblies emerge from the furnace with strong joints and a bright surface. However, not all stainless steel brazing processes are created equal. Some brazing processes result in a higher first pass yield rate than others, and the reason why often has to do […]

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Brazing Services: Preventing Corrosion in Stainless Steel

Most companies that need stainless steel assemblies have two requirements for the finished product: it must have excellent dimensional stability and a clean, shiny appearance. The first requirement is accomplished by using the right grade of steel, establishing the correct distance between workpieces, using a sufficiently strong filler metal, and preventing oxidation from forming by […]

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Using The PuroBrite™ System to Braze: Frequently Asked Questions

Stainless steel assemblies often emerge from the furnace with a drossy appearance. If your company expects shiny assemblies, this can be quite a disappointment, especially if the assemblies need a bright appearance for the sake of aesthetics. At Franklin Brazing, we solve the problem of dull assemblies by using our PuroBrite™ system to braze. For […]

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