K-t 7018 is a general Purpose, low moisture absorption, low hydrogen electrode. This electrode features easy start and Restart performance, easy slag removal which lends itself for easy Tacking before finish welding. Low spatter and Flat beads, make good looking welds and less clean up. Very easy to control, and a very stable Arc. Superior weld appeal. Use for a variety of steels including low, medium and high carbon steels, low alloy structures, and high carbon castings. Can be used in AC or DC+. 7018’s typical applications include pressure vessels, cold rolled steels and structural steels. 70,000 PSI tensile strength. Not recommended for low voltage AC welders. 5/32" 130-185 operating amps. Your one source for exceptional quality and service. At k-t Industries we strive to make things simple and easy for our customers. We are dedicated to delivering high quality products at competitive costs. We strive for Mutual sales growth and two-way communication with our customers. Service always comes first. Lifetime warranty – tools: socket sets, sockets and accessories, adjustable wrenches and combination wrenches. 90 day warranty – tools: hex bit sockets, screwdrivers and screwdriver tips, impact drivers, pliers, torque wrenches, hammers, threading and cutting tools, crimping tools, pipe wrenches, gear pullers, porta pullers and clip holders. K-t Industries will repair or replace, without charge, any k-t tool which may fail to function properly within the warranty period by reason of defective workmanship or material. This warranty does not apply to defects due, directly or indirectly, to misuse, abuse, negligence or accidents, repairs or alterations outside our facilities or a lack of maintenance.