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Old 01-22-2011, 04:15 PM   #1
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Can I use silver solder for joints on soft copper for natural gas?
I was told I had to use flare fitting connections. Do I have to worry about the solder breaking down with
natural gas?

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Thread title made me think of a tub
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Can I use silver solder for joints on soft copper for natural gas?
I was told I had to use flare fitting connections. Do I have to worry about the solder breaking down with
natural gas?

Thanks, Dan
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If you are only soldering copper fittings and copper tubing -not tubbing- together then you can use plumbers lead free solder or silver solder as you choose. If you are thinking of replacing the flare fittings on appliances or valves with soldered fittings, in a word forget it. The flare fittings are there for a reason.
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