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Re: joining copper pipe and steel

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  • mid_au
    Hey guys, thanks for your replies it helped a lot. happy brewing. cheers ... states on ... or ... for a ... change the ... easiest ... ideas on ... pot ? i ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 26, 2005
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      Hey guys,

      thanks for your replies it helped a lot. happy brewing.

      cheers


      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, David W Lunsford
      <maxtonnage@e...> wrote:
      > I agree, silver solder with at least 45% silver, and flux that
      states on
      > the container that it works on stainless...I just soldered a copper
      > coupling to a stainless plate to make a lid for a 15.5 gal
      > keg...maxtonnage....ps///propane will not get hot enough, use mapp
      or
      > acetyline
      >
      >
      >
      > At 08:00 PM 2/24/05 +1000, you wrote:
      > >
      > >hi i'm betting you mean stainless steel ,i've been a boilermaker
      for a
      > fair few years and i'd say silver solder or braze it unless you
      change the
      > copper pipe to stainless then you can weld it ,but silver solders
      easiest
      > and doesn't take too much skill or tools ,others might have more
      ideas on
      > this as well
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: mid_au
      > > To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 12:45 AM
      > > Subject: [Distillers] joining copper pipe and steel
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      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > hi everyone,
      > >
      > > what is the easiest way to join copper pipe to the lid of a
      pot ? i
      > > am looking at making a pot still but dont know what type of
      join to
      > > do (solder/rubber seal/flanged etc).
      > >
      > > thanks
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