Frequently Asked Questions
How strong is it?
A properly made Techno Weld joint is at least
as strong as the parent metal.
What thickness of Aluminium
is it possible to repair ?
Any thickness from .0005 " to any size, provided
you have the heat source to get the joint area
What preparation/cleaning is
Just clean away excessive oil and dirt from the
joint/repair area with brush or chemical cleaner
and then finally, thoroughly clean the joint/repair
area with the Stainless Steel brush.
What alloys work with TECHNO WELD?
- Cast Aluminium (Cylinder Heads, Blocks, Transmission
casings, Brake calipers,etc)
- Magnesium/Aluminium castings
- Aluminium Extrusions
- Birmabrite (Land Rover/Range Rover bodies)
- Mazak (zinc based alloy) door handles, carburettor
bodies, trim etc.
- Techno-Weld fusion-welds all of these metals,
and will also weld dissimilar types of Aluminium
How safe is TECHNO WELD to use?
Techno-Weld is entirely safe to use. There are
no noxious materials , gases or substances. There
is the remotest chance of a zinc oxide fume if
used over an extended period (some hours) in a
confined space, at temperature higher than that
at which Techno-Weld is used. Like all brazing
and welding processes , protective clothing and
eye wear should always be used. This is clearly
stated in the instructions.
What kind of Joints can you
Any type of joint is possible using Techno Weld
Can you fill holes with TECHNO
Can you build up missing parts
with TECHNO WELD?
Can TECHNO WELD be Chrome plated?
Can TECHNO WELD be used on Anodised
Yes provided you remove the anodised coating in
the repair area.
Can TECHNO WELD be anodised
No ( unless the area is nickel plated first)