E308L-16 – Stainless Steel Welding Electrode – 14″ x 1/8″ (2 LB)

E308L-16 STAINLESS STEEL ELECTRODE AWS A5.4 Welding Positions: All, except vertical down AC & DC+ (reverse polarity) INTRODUCTION: Rutile-basic coated, high-alloy stick electrode. Versatile electrode designed to weld several types of austenitic steels. Can be welded in any position except vertical down. Self-removing slag, very low spatter tendency. Excellent ignition and re-ignition characteristics. Very homogeneous seam finish APPLICATIONS: Austenite-ferrite joints (dissimilar), cladding, corrosion-resistant layers on non-alloyed construction steels, buffer layers, Type 302, 304 and 308 stainless steels, A743 and A744 Type CF-8 cast material WELDING PARAMETERS: Polarity Current (Amps) 3/32" (2.4 mm) 1/8" (3.2 mm) 5/32" (4.0 mm) DC+ 40-70 60-100 90-140 AC 40-70 60-100 90-140 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION (%): Chemical Composition C Mn Si S P Requirement ?0.04 0.50 ~ 2.50 ?1.00 ?0.030 ?0.040 Typical test result 0.024 1.30 0.62 0.008 0.020 Chemical Composition Cr Ni Mo Cu Requirement 18.0-21.0 9.0-12.0 ?0.75 ?0.75 Typical test result 19.90 9.80 0.040 0.035 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF DEPOSITED METAL: Test Item Rm(N/mm2) A (%) Requirement ?510 ?30 Typical test result 580 45 The above parameters are for reference purpose and depend on diverse factors. Run tests, evaluate and set your welding parameters before starting the welding job.

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