Joining Aluminum to Stainless Steel

  • M. C. Smith
  • D. D. Rabb
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 1)


In the construction of transport dewars for liquefied gases, numerous joints are required between the aluminum-alloy walls or shells and exterior metallic tubing of stainless steel. Such bi-metallic transition units combine the selected physical properties of both metals if properly utilized.


Copper Plate Molten Aluminum Liquid Solder Copper Transition Stainless Tube 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    P. T. Stroup and G. A. Purdy, Aluminum Coating of Steel—A Comparison of Various Processes, Metal Progr., 57, 1, 59–63, Jan. 1950.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    R. W. Mebs and W. F. Roeser, Solders and Soldering, Nat. Bureau Stand. Circ. 492, April 28, 1950.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    M. A. Miller, Joining of Aluminum to Other Metals, The Welding J., 32, No. 8, 117–135, Aug. 1953.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, Inc., New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Smith
    • 1
  • D. D. Rabb
    • 1
  1. 1.CEL National Bureau of StandardsBoulderUSA

Personalised recommendations