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Perfect for All of Your Metal Brazing Needs

You can make brazed joints in copper piping systems faster, better, and at a lower cost by using the Brazing Dimpler. When brazing copper tube, ASME B16.22 solder joint fittings that are designed for soldering are all that is available.  While there is a specification for B16.50 braze joint fittings having much shallower cups, they are not available.  For example, the socket of a 1 inch B16.22 fitting is 3/4 inches deep, but the socket of a B16.50 fitting is only 1/4 inch deep.

The Brazing Dimpler allows you to quickly and easily modify solder joint fittings and convert them to braze joint fittings, making it much easier and faster to make a sound brazed joint that will be much more reliable than that made using an unmodified fitting.


There's a Brazing Dimpler for Every Job

The Brazing Dimpler is our patented tool that limits the depth that a tube can be inserted into a fitting by making a dimple in the fitting.  By reducing the depth of insertion, the overlap is reduced, making it easier and faster to braze the joint properly with less brazing metal needed to get the job done.  While it may seem that reducing the overlap will reduce the strength of the joint, all that is needed for a brazed joint to be as strong as the copper is an overlap that is twice the thickness of the copper.  See the article "Conventional Wisdom" which was published in The Fabricator.  The latest development with this technology is the Automated Brazing Dimpler.  Dimple creation is done in just seconds  by using compressed air to form the dimple. It's fully adjustable to allow brazers to modify fittings from 3/4 to 8 inch in size and depth of insertion from 1/8 to 1-1/2 inches. The Brazing Dimpler Corporation in Greensboro, North Carolina, provides the following products:

Automated Air-Powered Brazing Dimpler With Adjustable Depth Stop $2,995.00
Light-Duty Brazing Dimpler III for Tube Sizes from 1/2 to 1 inch with Adjustable Depth Stop $59.95
Normal-Duty Brazing Dimpler II for Tube Sizes 3/4 Inch and larger. $59.95