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Bonding Copper to steel
Doctor Virago - Friday, March 8, 2013 - 11:41pm
I am new here and found this site in a search regarding my Title:
I wish to bond copper to steel as a trim , and my first thought were to melt the copper and aply it to heated steel, hoping it would stick.
I am a farrier and have hammer weld steel horseshoes in my forge and anvil before, and I have fornd that copper melts at about 2000f and steel at 2600-2800f.
my thought is bring the steel to bright red, and pour the moltan copper onto it. Not very controled but as a first thought.
The project is trim edging a motorcycle fender . . . Thank you for your help however this works.