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NEW PRODUCTS INFORMATION

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VERSION 2000

tubular
brazing wires

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aluminium
tubular brazing wires
Products Brazing of a valve
on a tube
● TBW HARASIL NC 7.5
● TBW HARASIL NC 10
● TBW HARASIL NC 12
Tubular brazing wires in straight length

Description
The products are seamless tubular flux cored wires used conduct both heat and electricity well. The silicon pro-
for joining aluminium and aluminium alloys. They are vides varying degrees of hardness and resistance to cor-
used most frequently in heat-exchanging and cooling rosion. As a result, these products have different melting
equipment for the household goods and automobile temperatures. The flux used here is a product from the
industries. F.P. Soudage range, called ALUNOX NC, a non-corrosive
The wires consist of an aluminium alloy with varying flux made from aluminium and potassium fluorides.
degrees of silicon. They are ductile, malleable and

Application
● Automobile manufacturers
● Air-conditioning unit manufacturers
● Refrigerator manufacturers
● Radiator and heater unit manufacturers
● Furniture manufacturers

Manual brazing with tubular brazing wire

Advantages
● Made from seamless tubular wire ● Improved quality of work
This ensures consistent flux to wire ratio and is espe- The consistent flux to wire ratio of our aluminium flux
cially important in the fabrication of pre-forms. tubular brazing wires reduces wastage of both mate-
Competing products are made from folded sheets and rials in the production process. Our clients have repor-
flux may be lost during fabrication or during transport. ted better efficiency and better quality of output.
Our flux cored tubular brazing wires are made from ● No post-braze cleaning required
seamless tubes, hence no loss of flux. Our aluminium tubular brazing wires contain ALUNOX
● Less flux required NC, a non-corrosive flux. As a result there is no clea-
As there is no loss of flux, there is more filler metal ning required after brazing.
allowing greater drawing capacity and greatly increa- ● Less water treatment cost
sing the various diameters of wire available to our Without post-braze cleaning, there is also less water
clients. contamination which decreases your company’s water
● Improved joint strength treatment costs.
More filler metal in our aluminium tubular brazing ● Increased savings = more profit
wires mean greater strength to the joint. With our aluminium tubular brazing wires, you save
● Less labour required time, labour, material and treatment costs. These
Traditional applications require the flux to be applied savings contribute to increased profit.
first then the wire. By combining flux and filler metal,
application of our aluminium tubular brazing wires
require only one process, saving both time and effort.

Characteristics
PRODUCTS % of Al % of Si FLUX Melting °C
TBW HARASIL NC 7.5 92.5 7.5 Non-corrosive 600 - 620°C
TBW HARASIL NC 10 90.0 10.0 Non-corrosive 590 - 610°C
TBW HARASIL NC 12 88.0 12.0 Non-corrosive 580°C
zinc-aluminium
tubular brazing wire
Product
● TBW ZINAL 4

Description
Product in this category is seamless tubular flux cored TBW ZINAL 4 is made from seamless tubes of zinc-alumi-
wire used for soldering aluminium, stainless steels and nium alloy packed with non-corrosive flux, a product from
other alloys. It is used most frequently in heat-exchanging the F.P. Soudage range, called ALUNOX NCS, made from
and cooling equipment for the household goods and aluminium and caesium fluorides.
automobile industries.

Application
● Automobile manufacturers ● Refrigerator manufacturers
● Air-conditioning unit manufacturers ● Radiator and heater unit manufacturers

Advantages
● Lower active temperature ● Improved quality of work
Our zinc-aluminium tubular brazing wires have a much The consistent flux to wire ratio of our zinc-aluminium
lower melting temperature than the metals they are flux tubular brazing wires reduces wastage of both
used to join. This results in two important aspects: materials in the production process. Our clients have
1. Safety aspect reported better efficiency and better quality of output.
2. Savings aspect ● No post-braze cleaning required
● Safety Aspect Our zinc-aluminium tubular brazing wires contain
Our zinc-aluminium tubular brazing wires are active ALUNOX NCS, a non-corrosive flux. As a result there
around 440°C to 460°C. This is considerably lower than is no cleaning required after brazing.
the melting temperatures of aluminium or stainless ● Less water treatment cost
steel. Hence, there is less risk of melting or deforming Without post-braze cleaning, there is also less water
the base metal. contamination which decreases your company’s water
● Heat Savings Aspect treatment costs.
For the same reason as above, our zinc-aluminium ● Increased savings = more profit
tubular brazing wires do not require as much heating. With our zinc-aluminium tubular brazing wires,
You save on heating costs. you save time, labour, material and treatment costs.
● Less labour required These savings contribute to increased profit.
Traditional applications require the flux to be applied
first then the wire. By combining flux and filler metal,
application of our zinc-aluminium tubular brazing wires
require only one process, saving both time and effort.

Characteristics
PRODUCT % of Zn % of Al FLUX Melting °C
TBW ZINAL 4 98.0 2.0 ALUNOX NCS 440 - 460°C

Brazing
of a tube
Tubular brazing wire on an Automatic brazing
in spools attachment with tubular brazing wire
silver
tubular brazing wire
Product Brazing
Furnace
or induction
brazing with
pre-formed
● TBW ODARGENT 80-4 of 2 tubes
tubular
brazing wire
Tubular brazing wire
in preforms

Description
Product in this category is seamless tubular flux cored TBW ODARGENT 80-4 is made from seamless tubes of
wire used for high speed silver-brazing and silver braze- ODARGENT 80-4 filler metal packed with BORINOX flux.
welding. It is used most frequently for steel and copper Wire has good fluidity when melted while flux has excel-
piping in combustible gas installations, and reparation or lent wetting properties.
maintenance work for taps and drill bits.

Application
● Automobile industry ● Steel and copper piping
● Aeronautical industry ● Reparation and maintenance use on treated steels
● Household electrical goods manufacturers

Advantages
● Made from seamless tubular wire ● Improved joint strength
This ensures consistent flux to wire ratio and is espe- More filler metal in our silver tubular brazing wires
cially important in the fabrication of pre-forms. mean greater strength to the joint.
Competing products are made from folded sheets and ● Less flux required
flux may be lost during fabrication or during transport. As there is no loss of flux, there is more filler metal allo-
Our flux cored tubular brazing wires are made from wing greater drawing capacity and greatly increasing
seamless tubes, hence no loss of flux. the various diameters of wire available to our clients.
● Less labour required ● Improved quality of work
Traditional applications require the flux to be applied The consistent flux to wire ratio of our silver flux tubu-
first then the wire. By combining flux and filler metal, lar brazing wires reduces wastage of both materials in
application of our silver tubular brazing wires require the production process. Our clients have reported bet-
only one process, saving both time and effort. ter efficiency and better quality of output.

Characteristics
PRODUCT % of Ag Others FLUX Melting °C
TBW ODARGENT 80-4 40.0 Zn, Cu, Cd BORINOX 590 - 730°C
EUROSAGA 33 (0)3 84 21 01 12 - 02/04

GENERAL PACKAGING
All products are available in the following presentation:

RODS (5 kg/packet) SPOOLS (10 kg/spool) RINGS (1000 rings


Ø 1.0 - Ø 5.0 mm in Ø 1.0 - Ø 3.0 mm in per packet)
wire diameter. wire diameter. Ø 1.0 - Ø 3.0 mm
Rods are sold Spools are sold in wire diameter.
in 500 mm lengths. in D300 form. Ø 5.0 - Ø 20.0 mm in
CONTACT INFORMATION
Different lengths avai- Different spools avai- ring interior diameter.
Telephone: + 33 (0) 4 42 18 60 60
lable on request. lable on request. OTHER PRE-FORM
Fax: + 33 (0) 4 42 18 60 61
SHAPES
e-mail: info@fpsoudage.com
Oval, clip, band-rings…
website: www.fpsoudage.com