What is the difference between end feed and solder ring?
Both of these types of fittings use molten solder to make a joint between a copper pipe and a copper (or occasionally brass) fitting. But the key difference is that with end feed fittings, the installer has to provide the solder. Solder ring fittings, as the name suggests, provide their own solder!
Can you use solder ring fittings on gas?
It can be used with all types and sizes of soft solder fittings for applications including gas, and is char-resistant to normal heating levels of 250ºC.
Should I solder your rings?
Soldering your engagement ring to your wedding band will reduce turning, but not eliminate it. The wedding band doesn’t look good on its own: If your wedding band is notched or has unique curves, it may not look good without your engagement ring. Soldering the rings together is probably a good choice.
Why do you solder rings?
That’s why some people choose to have their wedding rings soldered. Soldering a wedding band to an engagement ring will prevent your rings from sliding around and actually preserve the metal on your rings.
What is Endfeed?
End-feed grinding is a technique used in machining when working with a centerless grinder. A centerless grinder is a machine that has two wheels through which a material is placed in order to shaped and ground.
Can you use solder fittings on LPG?
Inefficient joints will cause LPG to leak. To minimise the risk of this happening joints must be made with compression fittings. Soldered joints must not be used because of their low resistance to heat, such as that experienced in an initial fire.
Do you flux both sides?
Wipe both sides of the joint with flux After a thorough cleaning, coat the pipe and fitting with flux before heating the joint. This helps solder flow into the joint. You may find two or three kinds of flux on the shelf. We recommend tinning flux.