Archive for October 2018

Active Braze Alloys

How it All Started Like many other innovations in science, the process of active brazing was reportedly discovered by accident.  During brazing trials an alloy containing a small amount of zirconium inadvertently flowed onto an alumina fixture during the more commonly used molybdenum manganese metallization method.  To the surprise of the engineer, the alloy wet…

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Inert and Reducing Gases used in Induction Brazing

You may instinctively associate VBC with Vacuum Brazing technologies but did you know we also technically support Induction brazing? Induction brazing is an efficient and clean method of joining metallic and ceramic components which can be carried out in air but there are further benefits to be obtained when brazing in inert or reducing atmospheres.…

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IBSC 2018 Conference

VBC’s Brazing Director Phil Webb and Technical Manager Pat Rodgers have just returned from the International Brazing and Soldering Conference 2018, organised by the American Welding Society and held in New Orleans. The conference itself was excellent, with cutting-edge research papers presented by leading companies in the brazing and soldering field. VBC sponsored Liam Hardwick,…

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Our Rebrand

We are proud to announce the launch of the new company logo as part of the ongoing evolution of our Company’s brand and the services we provide to our customers. What does this mean looking forward? Introducing a new logo and brand identity hasn’t altered our core values or vision, we feel it has made…

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