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The Copper/Cu tube/tubing Handbook!
« on: October 05, 2003, 01:52:00 PM »

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UNDERSTANDING AND WORKING WITH COPPER TUBING

CONTENTS

I.    Standard Tubes
Types of Copper TubeProperties
Identification of Copper Tube

II.   Selecting the Right Tube for the Job
Advantages of Copper Tube
Recommendations for Various Applications

III.  Design and Installation Data
Pressure System Sizing
Pressure Ratings and Burst Strength
Drainage Plumbing Systems
Copper Tube for Heating Systems
Ground Source Heat Pumps
Snow-melting Systems
Nonflammable Medical Gas Piping Systems
Agricultural Sprinkler Systems
Solar Energy Systems
General Considerations

IV.   Bending
General Considerations

V.    Joining
IntroductionFittingsSoldersFluxes

VI.   Soldered Joints
IntroductionMeasuring / CuttingReaming
Applying FluxAssembly and Support
HeatingApplying Solder
Cooling and CleaningTesting

VII.  Brazed Joints
IntroductionBrazing Filler MetalsFluxes
AssemblingApplying Heat and Brazing
Horizontal/Vertical JointsRemoving Residue
General Hints and SuggestionsTesting

VIII. Additional Joining Methods
General Information

APPENDIX
Organizations and their Abbreviations