GRITINOX 308L E308L-17
AWS/SFA 5.4 E308L-17 BS 2926 E19.9.L.R,
DIN 8556 E199LR26
A rutile flux coated electrode designed for the welding of low carbon 18% Cr / 10% Ni, type 304L, 304 austenitic stainless steel. Operability is excellent with a low spatter arc, producing a smooth weld bead surface and self-releasing slag. The deposited welds are of radiographic quality.
WELD METAL ANALYSIS (RANGE) %
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES (RANGE)
• For welding ASTM/ASME 304, 304L, 304LN, Cast CF3, CF8, food brewery and chemical process vessels, pipelines and nuclear engineering.
• Type 301, 302 and 303.
• Also suitable for welding type 321 stabilised stainless steel, petrochemical, power and pharmaceutical industries, paper processing plant.
Good resistance to general and intergranular corrosion. Good resistance to oxidising acids. Not susceptible to intergranular corrosion.
MICROSTRUCTURE : Austenite with 3 to 9 FN (3-8% Ferrite) Typical 6FN.
ASME IX QUALIFICATION : QW-432 F-NUMBER 5, QW-442 A-NUMBER 8
REDRYING : 300°C / 2 hrs, max 5 cycles, 10 hr. total.
WELDING POSITION :