3.2mm x 1kg MWA E316L Stainless Steel Electrode

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Description & Applications:
High quality rutile low carbon stainless steel electrode depositing weld metal of the 19% Cr, 12% Ni, 3% Mo type for corrosion resistance. Suitable for use in all positions except vertical down, high acid resistance. Extra low carbon. Wide usage in textile, pulp and paper, rayon and chemical industries. May be used for overlaying carbon and low alloy steels to provide corrosion and acid resistance. Suitable for general service at temperatures up to 500◦C and for acid resistance up to 350◦C. The electrode is suitable for welding steels of AISI 316L, 316 and 317 types

Related Specification: 

AWS E316L-17


Diameter : 3.2mm

Length :350mm

Weight : 1kg

Recommended Amps : 70-110

Storage: If allowed to become damp the electrode should be re-dried for onehours at 110°C before use


Related Specification: AWS E316L-17

Typical All Weld Metal Chemical Analysis %: C 0.03, Mn 1.1, Si 0.64, Cr 18.4, Ni 12.4, Mo 2.8

Typical All Weld Metal Mechanical Properties: As Welded:
0.2% Proof Stress 370 N/mm2
Ultimate Tensile Strength 620 N/mm2 
Elongation on 4d 30 – 45 %
Reduction of Area 40 - 45%
Hardness 150 – 160 Brinell
Charpy Vee Notch +20◦C 85 Joules
Charpy Vee Notch -196◦C 48 Joules

Current: AC/DC

Sizes Available and Recommended Amperages:
1.50mm 25-35
2.00mm 30-45
2.50mm 45-70
3.25mm 70-110
4.00mm 110-140
5.00mm 140-180

Storage: If allowed to become damp the electrode should be re-dried for one hour at 150°C before use. 

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