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« on: August 06, 2014, 08:10:59 am »

As I write this all of the soldering brick you mention and others are beside my bench for easy access. I tend to switch to whatever helps with the job I am working.

The honey comb types are good heat reflectors and good all around flat surface for soldering.

Magnesia ( very soft brick or tile ) usually soft and easy to place pins or such to position work for soldering. It will take a lot of heat for those working platinum group metals. For those metals keep a separate block used just for them to avoid contamination.

I also keep quite a few old fashioned charcoal soldering blocks. The reduction atmosphere they provide under the torch can be very useful for working silver
and fusing and granule making.
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