30 June
Applying brazing flux

Five misconceptions about flux

At The Harris Products Group, we sell a lot of brazing and soldering alloys. Over the years we’ve noticed some misunderstandings about the importance of flux in producing a quality brazed joint. This blog entry explores the five most common misconceptions about flux.

15 January
Brazing paste flux brushed on pipe

Brazing Flux 101

A chemical flux is commonly used with many braze filler metals. Proper fluxing is important because the flux absorbs oxides formed during heating and promotes the flow of filler metal. Fluxes are chemical mixtures that contain varying chemical components. The mixture is blended to ensure smooth application and adherence.

23 November
Brazing with flux image

Flux Shelf Life

We are frequently asked about the shelf life of brazing flux. To best understand this topic it's helpful to differentiate between shelf life and service life.