ER4043 – MIG Aluminum Welding Wire – 16 Lb x 0.045″

ER4043 – WIRE – MIG (GMAW) – ALUMINUM AWS A5.10 Welding Positions: All, except vertical down INTRODUCTION: MIG solid wire electrode with aluminum 5% silicon for welding heat-treatable base alloys and more specifically, 6XXX series alloys. Untreated low strength values. Resistant to hot cracks. Main areas of use are welds on cast aluminum. Not recommended for materials to be anodized. USES: Materials: AlSiMg, AlMgSi. For welding 6XXX alloys, and most casting alloys, Automotive components such as frame and drive shafts, Bicycle frames CHEMICAL COMPOSITION (%): Chemical Composition Al Si Fe Cu Mn Requirement Balance 4.5-6.0 ?0.8 ?0.3 ?0.05 Typical test result Balance 5.12 0.13 0.01 0.01 Chemical Composition Mg Zn Ti Be Requirement ?0.05 ?0.1 ?0.2 ?0.0003 Typical test result 0.03 0.002 0.007 0.0002 WELDING PARAMETERS (DC+): Diameter WFS (ipm) Amps Volts (lb/100 ft) Argon (cfh) 0.030" 480-626 60-175 15-24 0.65-1.25 25-30 0.035" 450-750 70-185 15-27 1.0-4.25 30-35 0.045" 330-500 125-260 20-29 1.0-4.25 35-45 1/16" 250-450 170-300 24-30 3.8-6.6 45-75 Shielding Gas: 100% Argon, Argon / Helium Mixtures 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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