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Old 9th July 2004, 01:56 AM   #11
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Epoxy. Cheap and no extinguisher needed.

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Old 9th July 2004, 02:10 AM   #12
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Epoxy. Cheap and no extinguisher needed.

ensen.

No extinguisher needed...at least till you mix bigger quantities in a cup or the like

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Old 27th September 2004, 06:46 AM   #13
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If I get a torch from Bernzomatic: http://www.bernzomatic.com/bernzomat...equestid=87320

which one would I have to get in order to attach a steel plate to a stainless steel piece?

I'm looking towards welding a logo onto a large stainless steel piece.

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Old 27th September 2004, 05:18 PM   #14
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You need something oxy. Oxy-MAPP can weld, I believe. O/A obviously can. Oxy-propane can't (it gets hot enough, but I've never heard anyone say they have done it effectively). Any gas and air cannot weld, such as the torch on the page you linked. Solders quite well though.

Which reminds me, you can solder with these torches, and braze (at least with a large one). Is there any reason why you can't use that instead? You can get fluxes for stainless, relatively strong silver-bearing solders, and the heat won't discolor it. Brazing uses lower temperatures than welding while providing nearly the same strength, and you can get a color match.

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