very possibly this could be brazed, as well, but I would think drilling and
tapping with a plug would be best, less chance of cracking it.Scott R
PS: As Karl Vacek said, that's assuming it's low pressure (which I would
guess a cast iron boiler would be)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Franklin" <jamesf at groupwbench.org>
To: "shop-talk List" <shop-talk at autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:09 AM
Subject: [Shop-talk] Welding cast iron boiler?
> My steam boiler has a 1/4" hole at the top. Predictably, all the
> say it can't be welded, must be replaced. Also predictably, my new
> doesn't want to replace this, so she's looking for the lowest estimate,
> will get her a crappy install, and problems very soon. Can this be welded
> buy her some time, ideally to the end of April or so?
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