Temperature Information For Various Metals


Silver Solder
Type Flow Temperature
Hard 1450 Degrees F
Medium 1360 Degrees F
Easy 1325 Degrees F

Melting Points of Metals
Metal Melting Point
Aluminum 1220 Degrees F
Bismuth 520 Degrees F
Cadmium 608 Degrees F
Chromium 3430 Degrees F
Cobalt 2723 Degrees F
Copper 1981 Degrees F
Gold (24 K.) 1945 Degrees F
Iron 2802 Degrees F
Lead 621 Degrees F
Magnesium 1204 Degrees F
Manganese 2273 Degrees F
Nickel 2651 Degrees F
Palladium 2829 Degrees F
Platinum 3224 Degrees F
Fine Silver 1761 Degrees F
Sterling Silver 1640 Degrees F
Coin Silver 1615 Degrees F
Tin 449 Degrees F
Zinc 787 Degrees F

Fineness of Silver
Type Metal Content
Fine Silver 99.9% pure silver
Sterling Silver 92.5% silver, 7.5% other metal--usually copper
Coin Silver 90% silver, 10% copper (varies around the world)


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