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Is it possible to increase the heat output of a gas stove by connecting two gas supply canisters to it at the same time, and is it safe to do so?

Here's a typical outdoor gas stove: It is fed by a low-pressure gas supply in the form of a camping cartridge or via an LPG cylinder connected to a low-pressure regulator (around 30mbar) like this ...
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6082 Aluminium softened by brazing. How to harden?

I've started playing around with brazing pieces of extruded aluminium sections to join them together for strong joins as an alternative to bolting them. The pieces are made of 6082-T6 aluminium alloy....
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Is it possible to silver solder a reliable grounding connection to a stainless steel ultrasonic cleaner tank?

My ultrasonic cleaner has a stainless steel tank with a threaded grounding stud for fastening a mains earth wire. I tried to tighten nut that fastens the ground terminal to the stud, but the stud ...
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How to solder the stainless steel rods

How can we solder two stainless steel rods material- Stainless steel 304 or SS316 OD-6mm ID-1.6mm Depth-4mm Or there is any other better option to join these two parts?
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Type of brazing torch / gas that would be appropriate?

I'm a competent DIYer and have done a little small-scale ferrous and non-ferrous brazing in the past. It was in a professional workshop the equipment was provided suitable on request, so I didn't need ...
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How is this aluminum heater mounted to the stainless plate?

I'm looking for a way to mount a 1000W electric heater to a stainless base. Electric kettle heaters could fit my requirements, but I'm wondering how the Aluminium heater is mounted to the stainless ...
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Aluminium brazing instructions: heat thoroughly to "open the pores" before tinning with rod

I have instructions for using aluminium brazing rod "HTS-2000". It says: Clean the area to be worked with a wire brush. Heat the work surface until it is hot enough to melt the rod. Open the pores ...
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Easy-to-clean Flux for soldering vacuum seals

If using solder to seal high and medium vacuum fittings made of brass, bronze, or stainless, are there any types of flux that are easier to clean than others to prevent vacuum contamination? I am only ...
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What materials can be used for Brazing

I have trouble understanding the Brazing principle. What I know is that there are a couple of filler materials such as copper, silver, aluminim, etc.... What I remember from the past is that the ...
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