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HVACR Brazing Processes

NITC has been the leader in the performance qualification of Brazers since the early 1990s. NITC has received requests to develop a new braze test to meet the needs of the ever evolving HVACR Industry.

Brazer Performance Qualification Tests

NITC Brazer Test Number Qualification Range Type ACR O.D.
R78 * 1/8”– 1 1/8”
R218 1/2″ D 5/8″ A – 3 1/8″D
R418 1 3/8″ AD – 4 1/8″ D

To qualify for the NITC ASME IX R78 HVACR Braze Certification, the candidate must successfully pass the practical braze test; following the instructions within the NITC R78 Braze Test Specification. NITC Braze Test Documentation should be downloaded for each braze session. Follow the information contained within the Braze Test Specification and the NITC’s Braze Qualification Video. Complete the required Brazer Qualification Record (BQR) for each braze. Ship completed BQR and coupon to NITC Southern Regional Office, 2540 Severn Ave., Suite 200, Metairie, LA 70002, Attention: Janel Mezzic, Phone: 888-234-6834. Continuity of qualifications are maintained by Continuity Form for Brazer. Braze qualifications remain in effect indefinitely; however, a lapse in continuity will require re-qualification. For additional information on NITC’s HVACR R78 Braze Certification, please contact an NITC Representative by calling 888-234-6834 or by email at