This alloy has flow characteristics in between those of 60/40 and 40/60 Tin Lead alloys. This alloy is not permitted for use on potable water systems due to presence of lead. It is equally useful on steel, copper and nickel alloys, but not recommended for applications with high levels of vibration or where the joint is subject to heavy stresses. 50/50 Tin-Lead solder is available in solid or rosin/acid cores.
|Melting Pt.||360 ºF
|Flow Pt.||420 ºF
|Preform Options||Bands (Sleeves)
Discs - Coated, Cored
Rings - Coated, Cored
Washers - Coated, Cored, Linked
|Resale Options||Bar (Various Sizes)
Strip - Flux Core
Wire - Flux Core
|Approx. Wire Length (BCuP/lb.) (BAg/Tr.oz)||3930 in @ 0.031 diameter
437 in @ 0.093 diameter
983 in @ 0.062 diameter
Similar to 60/40 with more moderate flow characteristics.
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- AWS: Sn 50
- PI: Sn50Pb50
- Brazing Temperature Range High: 521 F / 272 C
- Brazing Temperature Range Low: 471 F / 244 C
- Liquidus: 421 F / 216 C
- Solidus: 361 F / 183 C
- Sn: 50%
- Pb: 50%
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