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  • David Halfpenny
    ... From: Richard Mundy Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 9:50 PM ... Cerrobend is a trade name for an alloy that melts out in boiling
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      From: "Richard Mundy" <coracles18@...>
      Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 9:50 PM
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      > Woods metal used to be used to fill tubes prior to bending. Unfortunately
      > can't remember what this was except it was a low melting point metal.

      "Cerrobend" is a trade name for an alloy that melts out in boiling water.

      If you use solder and melt out with a blow torch, don't breathe the fumes.

      David 1/2d
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