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Old 01-05-2008, 01:39 AM   #1
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I don't have access to argon at home to purge the inside of kegs etc before welding, so I was looking to get a flux that would help prevent sugaring.

I am in Canada, so a specific brand that is available up here would be better, but I will certainly welcome all help.

/I searched the forums for flux, but found bupkis

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Old 01-05-2008, 01:46 AM   #2
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Solar Flux (brand name) is the stuff you're looking for.

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Old 01-05-2008, 02:24 AM   #3
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As Yuri mentioned Solar flux by Harris group, or Superior #9 by Superior flux company. Mix backup flux with alchohol or water to make medium body paste and apply in weld area + 1/2" away from weld area to control discoloration from welding heat. Be careful not to get flux in weld joint as it will prevent fusion of weld metal and later will cause a leak.

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Old 01-05-2008, 03:41 PM   #4
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Thanks, this wil make things prettier until I have argon purging.

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Old 01-14-2008, 04:36 PM   #5
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Could one of you fine folks let me know what you are charged Stateside? I was quoted $120CDN for a 1 Lb can.

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Old 01-14-2008, 06:23 PM   #6
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You might try this online storefront as the price for a 1Lb can was $35 https://weldingsupply.securesites.co...F:OR:terms::PB

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