This alloy is not permitted for use on potable water systems due to presence of lead. This alloy is more sluggish and better suited to filling large gaps than 40/60 Tin-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.40/60 Tin-Lead solder is available in solid or rosin/acid cores.
|Melting Pt.||360 ºF
|Flow Pt.||460 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)||3774 in @ 0.031 diameter
419 in @ 0.093 diameter
944 in @ 0.062 diameter
A sluggish alloy used on applications with wide gaps.
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- AWS: Sn 40A
- PI: Sn40Pb60
- Brazing Temperature Range High: 553 F / 289 C
- Brazing Temperature Range Low: 503 F / 262 C
- Liquidus: 460 F / 238 C
- Solidus: 361 F / 183 C
- Pb: 60%
- Sn: 40%
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