4 Feet 18ga Copper Solder Wire Brazing Wire also known as

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Four feet (48″) of wire. 93% pure copper solder / brazing wire. 7% phosphorus Specs: Country of Origin: usa Melt Temp: 1310 f 710 c Flow Temp: 1460 f 793 c Thickness: 18ga (approx 1mm) Flow: Fast Ductility: Poor. (not for use on ferrous or nickel based materials because the joint will become brittle and may fail). Best Uses: Copper, brass, bronze. Always flux brass and bronze joints. No need to use flux on copper but flux will help with preventing some firescale. a tiny quantity of this is all you need for torch soldering bezels and jump rings! i use this to solder jump rings and bezels made from the #110 copper wire that i also sell. Please note that i do not claim for this material to be a “color match.” Depending upon how you use it, it may or may not match your copper. For example, after filing and/or sanding a soldered joint this solder will look grey. But do not despair! Simply heat it back up with your torch until you see a color change. The heat from the flame will bring the copper back up to the surface to give you the copper color. If you are just starting out, practice is the key! (The second picture shows a sample pure copper chain i made using this brazing wire and 18 gauge #110 bare copper wire. i have even used this solder and the 24ga copper strip i offer to make some really funky belt buckles for my son’s steampunk costume! i will try to show you guys a picture soon). Cut with medium to heavy wire cutters or preferably with solder cutting pliers (your best flush cutting pliers are not recommended). Soldering your own metal pieces is fun! Cut into tiny pieces using your wire cutters inside a plastic bag to keep the pieces from flying around the room. Use safety glasses to protect your eyes from flying pieces of solder! Do not cut solder in the presence of children or others without eye protection. Avoid creating and breathing metal dust and fumes in an non-ventilated space. Always have a carbon monoxide detector in the room with you!

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