Sizes Available (in.)

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder 3/32in, 1/8in
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod 3/32in, 1/16in
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder 1/16in
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste N/A
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod 5/32in, 1/8in, 3/32in
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode 5/32in, 1/8in, 3/32in

Sizes Available (mm)

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder 2.38mm, 3.17mm
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod 2.38mm, 1.58mm
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder 1.58mm
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste N/A
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod 3.96mm, 3.17mm, 2.38mm
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode 3.96mm, 3.17mm, 2.38mm

Melting temperature

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder 350°F
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod 600°F
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder 1150°F
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste 1050°F
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod N/A
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode N/A

Bonding strength

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder 20,000 PSI
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod 30,000 PSI
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Over 70,000 PSI
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Over 85,000 PSI
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod 55,000 PSI
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode 55,000 PSI

Flux type & shelf life

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Liquid, 2 year shelf life
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Powder, 1 year shelf life
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Flux Coated
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Flux Mixed In, 9 month shelf life
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod N/A
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode N/A

Recommended torch

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Propane * MAPP * Oxyacetylene
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod ANY * Oxyacetylene on thick aluminum
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Propane * MAPP * Oxyacetylene
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Propane * MAPP * Oxyacetylene
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod N/A
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode N/A

Arc - TIG - alloy

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Torch * Heat Gun
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Torch * TIG
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Torch
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Torch
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Arc * TIG
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Arc * TIG

Recommended for which metals?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Pot Metal * Aluminum (except cast aluminum) * Steel * Copper * Brass * Bronze * Zinc * Die Cast * Pewter
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Aluminum * Cast Aluminum * Magnesium
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Cast Iron * Copper * Brass * Bronze * Stainless Steel * Copper-Nickel * Steel * German Silver * Cast Steel
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Cast Iron * Copper * Brass * Bronze * Stainless Steel * Copper-Nickel * Steel * German Silver * Cast Steel
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Cast Iron * Steel
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Cast Iron (including heat affected or burnt cast iron) * Steel

Will work on thick or thin metals?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Best on thin
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Both
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Both
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Both
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Both
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Both

Will work on burnt cast iron?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder No
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod No
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Good
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Good
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Good
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Best

All position?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Yes
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Yes
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Yes
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Yes
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Yes
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Yes

Can be machined?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Yes
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Yes
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Yes
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Yes
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Yes
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode No

Can be built up?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Yes
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Yes
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Yes
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Yes
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Yes
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Yes

Paintable?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Yes
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Yes
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Yes
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Yes
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Yes
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Yes

Can bridge gaps?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Great
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Great
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Good
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste No
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Fair
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Fair

Can be polished?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Fair
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Excellent
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Excellent
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Good
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Good
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Good

Contains cadmium?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Yes
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod No
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder No
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste No
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod No
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode No

Can be powder coated?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Yes
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Yes
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Yes
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Yes
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Yes
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Yes

Works over existing welds?

Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Fair
Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod Great
SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder Great
SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste Fair
77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod Fair
72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode Fair
Super Alloy 1 Multi-Metal and Pot Metal Solder Super Alloy 5 Aluminum Welding Brazing and Soldering Rod SSF-6 Silver Solder: High Strength 56% Silver Solder SSQ-6 Silver Solder Paste 77 Electrode: Non-Cracking Cast Iron Welding Rod 72 Burnt Cast Iron Electrode
Sizes Available (in.) 3/32in, 1/8in 3/32in, 1/16in 1/16in N/A 5/32in, 1/8in, 3/32in 5/32in, 1/8in, 3/32in
Sizes Available (mm) 2.38mm, 3.17mm 2.38mm, 1.58mm 1.58mm N/A 3.96mm, 3.17mm, 2.38mm 3.96mm, 3.17mm, 2.38mm
Melting temperature 350°F 600°F 1150°F 1050°F N/A N/A
Bonding strength 20,000 PSI 30,000 PSI Over 70,000 PSI Over 85,000 PSI 55,000 PSI 55,000 PSI
Flux type & shelf life Liquid, 2 year shelf life Powder, 1 year shelf life Flux Coated Flux Mixed In, 9 month shelf life N/A N/A
Recommended torch Propane * MAPP * Oxyacetylene ANY * Oxyacetylene on thick aluminum Propane * MAPP * Oxyacetylene Propane * MAPP * Oxyacetylene N/A N/A
Arc - TIG - alloy Torch * Heat Gun Torch * TIG Torch Torch Arc * TIG Arc * TIG
Recommended for which metals? Pot Metal * Aluminum (except cast aluminum) * Steel * Copper * Brass * Bronze * Zinc * Die Cast * Pewter Aluminum * Cast Aluminum * Magnesium Cast Iron * Copper * Brass * Bronze * Stainless Steel * Copper-Nickel * Steel * German Silver * Cast Steel Cast Iron * Copper * Brass * Bronze * Stainless Steel * Copper-Nickel * Steel * German Silver * Cast Steel Cast Iron * Steel Cast Iron (including heat affected or burnt cast iron) * Steel
Will work on thick or thin metals? Best on thin Both Both Both Both Both
Will work on burnt cast iron? No No Good Good Good Best
All position? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can be machined? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Can be built up? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paintable? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can bridge gaps? Great Great Good No Fair Fair
Can be polished? Fair Excellent Excellent Good Good Good
Contains cadmium? Yes No No No No No
Can be powder coated? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Works over existing welds? Fair Great Great Fair Fair Fair