Silver Soldering with a Kiln

brass parts with flux and solder

Can silver soldering with a kiln create better quality joints? I bought a small kiln for heat treating parts and enameling. Then I thought about what else I could do with a kiln. Initially I tried using silver solder paste from CooksonGold. This silver solder paste works really well using a blowtorch. However, in the … Read more

Cooksongold Silver Solder Paste

door hinge on stainless steel jig

Whilst making some of the parts for the miniature traction engine I wanted a much finer silver soldered joint and so I bought some Cooksongold Silver Solder Paste to try. The silver solder is available in three different temperature ranges. I used the easy or lower temperature range product. Easy: melting range of 705°C – … Read more