Silver Soldering 101

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Silver Soldering 101
Goldsmithing soldering technique for small metal (copper, silver or brass)parts
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From 2011/03/19 01:00:00 PM
to 2011/03/19 06:00:00 PM
Presenters (1):
Yashiko
Attendees (9):
Yashiko, Jeffrey, Jobj, Hilde, Mama Hilde, Louis, Koenraad, Lieven Standaert, Alex
Type:
Workshop
Category:
Crafting
Location:
Den Bunker

Herrystraat 22, Deurne, Belgium

Cost:
5


Agenda points

Silver soldering or “Hard Soldering” is an art form but it’s an art form that anyone can learn with a little practice.

This is a metal-joining process whereby a filler metal is heated above and distributed between two or more close-fitting parts. The filler metal is brought slightly above its melting temperature while protected by a suitable atmosphere, usually a flux. It then flows over the base metal and is then cooled to join the workpieces together. It is similar to soft soldering (used in electronica), except the temperatures used to melt the filler metal is much higher.

You can use this technique for making small metal parts for hardware projects or just to make some cool jewellery for yourself or your girlfriend.

To get an idea what we will do check this video

If people want to use silver as a basic material, I will provide some sheets and wire. It can be bought for 1€ per gram (this is not included in the 5€ material cost for the workshop)


If you wish to attend: Click on the 'edit with form button' on the top of the page and add you name to the 'people otherwise attending' field.

Meeting notes

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Has attendee amount9  +
Has cost5  +
Has descriptionGoldsmithing soldering technique for small metal (copper, silver or brass)parts
Has end date19 March 2011 18:00:00  +
Has event typeWorkshop  +
Has locationDen Bunker  +
Has presenterYashiko  +
Has presenter amount1  +
Has start date19 March 2011 13:00:00  +
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