If you are intending to link copper pipe and stainless steel fittings together, your main approach would be soldering, yet depending on the project’s specifications some other alternatives might be more suitable.
A brush and some flux are the only tools necessary to make a secure, watertight connection when soldering. Start by coating both the interior of the fittings and the exterior of the pipe with flux. Heat up the fitting with a torch until it is hot enough for the solder to melt. Touch the solder to the gap and watch as it gradually enters into a joint. Once cooled and solidified, you are done and can now benefit from a strong bond!
For those not wishing to solder, a mechanical coupling is a viable way to attach the copper pipe to the stainless steel fitting. Although convenient, they aren’t nearly as robust nor providse a tight seal compared to a soldered joint.
If you want your copper pipes to be securely connected to stainless steel, then transition fittings are a great choice! Transition fittings are created specifically for this purpose and are remarkably simple to install, giving you a dependable and leak-free union.
No matter the technique, always make sure to take the necessary precautions to prepare the copper pipe and stainless steel fittings for a secure bond. A clean, impeccably prepared service will guarantee a commanding, prolonged connection.