Low-alloyed Electrodes

ES 8018 W2 A5.5: E 8018-W2H4R / EN 499: 1994: E 46 4 Z(NiCrCu) B 4 2 H5

Description

ES 8018-W2 NiCuCr alloyed basic coated electrode for welding weathering resistant constructional steels such as CORTEN, PANTINAX, CORALDUR and KORRALPIN. Excellent mechanical properties, and high crack resistance even when subjected to restraint. Metal recovery approx. 115 %. Easily weldable in all positions except vertical-down. Very low hydrogen contents (according AWS condition HD ? 4 ml/100 g weld metal

Typical Chemical Composition (%)

SiMnCrCCuNi
0.40.70.60.050.450.6

Typical Mechanical Properties

Yeild Strength Tensile Strength Elongation 5x D Impact (ISO-V)
520 N / mm² 570 N / mm² % 27 -30°C 150 j -40°C 130 j

Applications

Sizes Available & Recomennded Currents

Diam. (mm) Length (mm) Current (Amperes) Arc Voltage Wire Feed
2.50 350 80 - 100
3.25 350 130 - 150
4.00 450 150 - 200

Welding Current

DC { + }

Welding Positions


Flat

Horizontal

Vertical Up
 
Overhead

Fillet

Hardness (HB)


Special Coating ( performs several functions)


Typical Base Material Grades