Not the most picturesque weld but it did not crack
Got some good arc shots as well
do you need to flux it prior welding?
Not sure what You mean
It's written on the box. Poss spelling mistake for ferrous?
John, would it braze on dc? I've done some on dc with no issues. Also interesting to see its an oxy rod that's suitable for tig as I've a pack full of oxy rods I never use as I was told at some point they're different. May try them on the tig set!
Nice job John.
Did it pop and fart a lot or was it pretty smooth going? I have to do a small cast iron repair and that looks ideal.
It did braze on D C but not as well as A C as long as the rod has no Zink it will work
Be some video up on Sunday
Can we have some more outakes please?
Yep should say ferrous.
My pack has a sticker stuck over the original label, its probably to fix that mistake.
or to cover the manufacturers original label
gerrous tickled me....being a yorkshireman it means "get me"
It's the same in Ireland.
I grew up listening to my da telling me to gerrous a hammer/saw/screwdriver/spanner.
Should (or are) the SIF rods stamped on one end like normal tig rods, was have a few with no stamp, and was wondering if they were mixed up with normal gas brazing rods.
The sif no8 rods I have aren't stamped anyway
The No8 ones I have are stamped
This is interesting as i am not convinced the are no.8
Looks like there is some variation maybe.
Maybe @doubleboost can confirm if his pack is stamped?
No stamps on the rods i have at all
Interested to know is there a reason some are stamped and some aren't.
The last rods i had were stamped
Both lots were supplied by R-Tech
Could the rods be counterfeit
They seem to perform in exactly the same way
Ordinary brazing rods dont work due to the zink content
Copper electric wire can be used at a push
I bought mine from welding supplies direct.
I did try to tig braze with some oxy rods when I first got my TIG and the results were awful, copper electrical wire actually worked miles better than the oxy rods.
The no8 I have now are beautiful to work with, there now my go to process for most of my cast repairs now. When I got them the first thing I did was get some old engines,diffs stuff like that out of the scrap pile and break off lugs,cracked cases etc and fixed them with no8 then gave them a good hammering and the brazed repairs held up really well.
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