Freedom of Design and Improved Component Quality due to Conformal Cooling in Toolmaking

Manfred Boretius, 16. June 2019
In order to achieve an optimum part quality with short cycle times an efficient mould temperature control is mandatory. Vacuum brazing enables the production of simple and flexible tools, such as injection moulds and inserts with a conformal cooling...

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What is Vacuum Brazing - A Brief Overview

Manfred Boretius, 16. June 2019
Starting from simple semi-finished products, complex components can be produced cost-effectively and/or the effort for pre- and post-processing procedures can be reduced. This increases significantly the flexibility with regard to function and...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Vacuum Brazing

Manfred Boretius, 16. June 2019
The modular design of components leads to simplified manufacturing processes and cost savings - but these are by far not all the advantages of vacuum brazing.   Hard- and high-temperature vacuum brazing is a joining technology which can be used to...

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Vacuum Brazing and Welding in Comparison

Manfred Boretius, 15. June 2019
When assessing its current technical state, high-temperature vacuum brazing is in no way inferior to welding. Hence, it is time to understand and appreciate this technology.   The main difference between these technologies is that the base material...

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Ceramic-Metal Compounds Produced by Means of Vacuum Brazing

Manfred Boretius, 12. June 2019
Vacuum brazing makes almost any material combination between high performance ceramics and metals possible.   With the aid of the universally applicable vacuum brazing technique, any high-performance ceramic can be firmly joined to almost any...

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The Advantages of Vacuum Brazing in Mechanical Engineering and Apparatus Manufacturing

Manfred Boretius, 05. June 2019
Gap-less, smooth and more corrosion resistant components without further work thanks to the Vacuum Brazing Technology. The hot water components images are a typical example of a material-efficient modular design in mechanical and apparatus...

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Vacuum Brazed Cutting and Grinding Tools

Manfred Boretius, 31. May 2019
The active brazing process enables a high-strength metallurgical bond between the hard material and the tool carrier. This leads to better application properties in all applications where high mechanical and/or thermal loads occur. The need for...

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Vacuum Brazed Wear Resistant Coatings

Manfred Boretius, 15. May 2019
Edge-sharp coatings with a precise contour against abrasive and corrosive wear.   For wear protection, component surfaces can be locally coated with solid shaped bodies made of hard metals, ceramics, and diamond.   Figure 1 shows a saw tooth for a...

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