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Quench vs air cool


#1

How do I know whether to air cool v quench after soldering for
silver, brass & copper?

Ginger


#2

Brass and copper don’t care, quench or air cool will result in the
same metal crystal structure. Sterling will be slightly softer if
quenched, fine silver doesn’t care.

James Binnion
James Binnion Metal Arts


#3

Thanks to James Binnion for your response. Tried responding in your
message, but must be doing something wrong.

Ginger Smietana