Item # BrazeIt-15
A popular phos-copper brazing alloy. Offers superior ductility and is the preferred choice when joint clearance and brazing temperature control are less than ideal.
Brazeit 15 is used for the brazing of copper and copper alloys, brass and bronze. It can also be used for brazing silver, tungsten and molybdenum. It is very effective for joining pipe and tubing and is widely used for electrical work. Brazeit 15 should not be used for brazing ferrous metals or copper alloys containing more than 10% nickel because of phosphorous embrittlement due to reactions with iron or nickel. Of the copper phosphorus brazing alloys, Brazeit 15 has more ductility and better electrical conductivity than the lower silver content phos-coppers. It has good flow and wetting properties on copper, brass and bronze. Of the phos-copper filler metals, Brazeit 15 has the most “sluggish” flow characteristics. This enables it to fill gaps better. The recommended joint clearances are between 0.001″ and 0.005″. Melting of Brazeit 15 is virtually complete at 1300ºF (704ºC) even though the liquidus is not yet reached. Best results are obtained when brazing slightly above this temperature.
|Approx. Wire Length (BCuP/lb.) (BAg/Tr.oz)||
1080 in; 0.062 diameter
4340 in; 0.031 diameter
475 in; 0.093 diameter
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1300 to 1500 ºF
704 to 816 ºC
|Electrical Conductivity||9.9 % IACS|
|Electrical Resistivity||17.4 Micro ohm-cm|
The phosphorus content of Brazeit 15 acts as fluxing agent and no flux is necessary when brazing copper to copper joints. However, when used with a copper alloy or one of the other brazeable metals, a brazing flux must be used to promote wetting, bonding and flow throughout the joint. The flux used must be active within the required temperature range of Brazeit 15 and active throughout the heating cycle. The flow point of Brazeit 15 is 1300 ºF (704 ºC).
Best for large gap application, clearance of .002" to .006". Least fluid of BCuP family. Easy to use.
Standard Forms of Brazeit 15 are brazing wire, brazing strip, and brazing preforms.
The operation and maintenance of brazing equipment or facility should conform to the provisions of American National Standard (ANSI) Z49.1, "Safety in Welding and Cutting." For more complete information, refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet for Brazeit 15.
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