There are many advantages to using a braze paste, the most common being, reduced manufacturing costs, improved productivity, reduced re-work and cleaner working environment. The following case studies demonstrate these advantages.

Plumbing Brass and Copper A manufacturer of a simple plumbing fitting (brass fitting to 16mm copper pipe) was experiencing a 4% leak rate on newly brazed parts. The average production rate was 6000 parts per month and this was causing concern...
Carbide Tool Tips A manufacturer of carbide tipped circular saws had been applying the braze filler metal by spraying the alloy in powder form on to the saw blade and then brazing on an induction brazing machine, where the carbide tip was fed through a bowl feeder into position and brazed. This was a costly process as it required two operators and a high percentage of the sprayed powder missed the blades and was unusable...
Stainless Steel and Copper Saucepans A manufacturer of copper bottomed stainless steel saucepans wanted to reduce the silver content of the braze filler powder they were using, to help reduce costs. The alloy they used was 30% silver and widely used in the industry...