Silver braze alloy

Patent Number: 6596229
Issued: 7/22/2003
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Abstract: The present invention relates to a silver braze alloy having improved wetting properties. The silver braze alloy consists essentially of from about 52.25 wt % to about 57.0 wt % silver, from about 38.95 to about 43.0 wt % copper, from about 0.5 wt % to about 5.5 wt %, preferably from about 1.0 wt % to about 5.5 wt %, manganese, and up to about 2.5 wt %, preferably from about 1.5 wt % to about 2.5 wt %, nickel. The alloy further may contain 0.15 wt % total of other trace elements.
Filed: 12/29/2000
Application Number: 9/752,000
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.