The range of Argentium Silver Solders (listed below), have been developed for use with Argentium Silver. These solders have increased tarnish resistance, together with good colour and free-flowing properties.
Argentium Silver Solders
Paste Solders Available
Torch free flow
Argentium Silver is firescale-free, therefore, it is only necessary to flux the seam to be soldered, rather than applying flux to the whole article. Our customers have recommended using the following fluxes with Argentium Silver Solders:
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Heat/colour recognition of Argentium 930 Silver: When soldering Argentium 930 Silver, it is important to remember that the metal displays a paler colour than standard sterling silver at red-heat. To avoid overheating, it is recommended that annealing and soldering applications should be carried out in a shaded area.
Argentium 930 Silver should not be touched or quenched when it is at red-heat: this can cause the alloy to be brittle. Simply wait a few seconds for the red-heat to disappear before touching or quenching (this is easier to see in a shaded area).
Argentium Silver solders are manufactured by Stern-Leach, USA. These solders are available to purchase from our listed suppliers on our website: http://www.argentiumsilver.info