Low-alloyed Electrodes

ES 8018 GC A5.5: E 8018-G / EN 499: E 50 4 B 42 H5

Description

ES 8018-GC is a basic coated electrode for carbon and low alloyed steels of higher strength and with carbon content up to % 0.6 C. Weld metal ductile and crack resistant. Metal require about % 115. Weldable in all positions except vertical down. Deposits have very low hydrogen content. Re-drying is 300°C - 350°C min. 2 h.

Typical Chemical Composition (%)

SiMnC
0.701.70006

Typical Mechanical Properties

Yeild Strength Tensile Strength Elongation 5x D Impact (ISO-V)
500 N / mm² 620 N / mm² % 22 - 60°C 80 j

Applications

Sizes Available & Recomennded Currents

Diam. (mm) Length (mm) Current (Amperes) Arc Voltage Wire Feed
2.50 350 80 - 110
3.25 350 100 - 140
4.00 450 130 - 190
5.00 450 190 - 240

Welding Current

DC { + }

Welding Positions


Flat

Horizontal

Vertical Up
 
Overhead

Fillet

Hardness (HB)


Special Coating ( performs several functions)


Typical Base Material Grades