GEECON PURPLE, E 7016
AWS/SFA 5.1: E7016 IS: EB5224H3X BS: E 5144B24 (H),
An extruded, heavy coated, hydrogen - controlled electrode. Weldable in all positions except vertical down. Welding technique including arc striking/restricting calls for practical experience for best result. The bead appearance is fine with uniform ripples and the slag is compact, thick and easily detachable.
WELD METAL ANALYSIS (RANGE) %
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES (RANGE)
• For radiographic quality welding of highly stressed joints in steel structures, heavy-duty boilers and pressure vessels, railway wagons, coaches and trailers etc.
• Also for maintenance welding / surfacing of cast steel / fine grained / heat treated steel and
• Excellent for welding of higher carbon and higher sulphur steel which are susceptible to hydrogen induced cracking.
• Recommended for welding steels of unknown compositio
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