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Salamander Broiler Cleaning
This article was written by up-and-coming young tech and new contributor Kaleb Saleeby. Thanks, Kaleb! Recently, I came across a work order description in my dispatch that made me scratch my head. Clean Salamander broiler I had to ask the omniscient Google for answers. It turns out it has nothing to do with vividly-colored, “fireproof” […]Read more
5% vs. 15% Silver Solder (Brazing Rod)
First, let's get something straight: BRAZING is when you use a filler rod that isn't the same material as the base metal but melts ABOVE 840°F. Soldering is the same but at temperatures BELOW 840°F. With HVAC rods melting at around 1200°F, it confuses me why we usually call it “silver solder” but also often call it […]Read more
John Dalton was an English chemist and physicist born in 1766. He was born into a Quaker family of tradesmen, though he and his brother became teachers early in life. His family bought a Quaker school in Kendal, where he and his brother taught around 60 students. Dalton separated from the church as a young […]Read more