Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between #5 and #95 fluxes?
The #95 paste flux contains a silver solder tinning powder which helps fill in the joint when heat is applied, #5 does not.
Which solder should I use when installing water lines?
Silver Lead Free, 95/5 and Instant Solder are approved for this application.
What type of solder and flux should I use to solder stainless steel?
None. Oatey does not manufacture a solder or flux for this application.