The Ontario Building Code | Solder and Fluxes Solder and Fluxes

(1) Solders for solder joint fittings shall conform to ASTM B32, "Solder Metal" in accordance with the recommended use.

(2) Solders and fluxes having a lead content in excess of 0.2 per cent shall not be used in a potable water system.

(3) Fluxes for soldered joints shall conform to ASTM B813, "Liquid and Paste Fluxes for Soldering of copper and copper Alloy tube".

(4) Brazing alloys shall conform to ANSI/AWS A5.8M/A5.8, "Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and Brazed Welding", BCuP range.

7.2.10. Miscellaneous Materials