Consumables for Education

Gas-Shielded - Mild Steel, All Position
  • Shipbuilding
  • Seismic structural fabrication
  • General fabrication
Self-Shielded - Mild Steel, All Position
  • Sheet or thin gauge metal
  • Galvanized sheet metal
  • Robotic/hard automation
  • General fabrication
  • 5/16" maximum plate thickness for 0.045" and smaller diameters
  • 1/2" maximum plate thickness for 0.068 - 3/32" diameters
  • Structural fabrication, including those subject to seismic requirements
  • General plate fabrication
  • Hull plate and stiffener welding on ships and barges
  • Machinery parts, tanks, hoppers, racks and scaffolding
  • Seismic structural steel erection and fabrication
  • General structural steel erection and fabrication
  • Ship and barge fabrication
  • Vertical up and overhead fillets and groove welds
Self-Shielded - Mild Steel, Flat and Horizontal
  • General plate fabrication
  • Structural fabrication, including those subject to seismic requirements
  • Shipyards, stiffener welding on barges
  • Bridges and offshore rigs
  • Welding over tack welds made with stick electrode
Mild Steel, Copper Coated
  • Medium to heavy mill scale base material
  • Sheetmetal to 380-485 MPa (55-70 ksi) yield strength material
  • Automotive repair
  • Robotic or hard automation
  • Structural steel
Mild Steel, Low Hydrogen
  • Mild steel
  • Power generation
  • Petrochemical
  • Pressure vessels
  • Pressure piping
  • Structural
  • Heavy fabrication
  • Shipbuilding
  • Storage tanks
  • Bridge fabrication
Mild Steel, Cellulosic
  • Sheet metal
  • In-plant pipe welding
  • Steel with moderate surface contaminants
  • Cross country and in-plant pipe welding
  • Steel with moderate surface contaminants
  • Repair welding
Mild Steel, Rutile
  • Sheet metal
  • Irregular short welds that change positions
  • Maintenance or repair welding
  • For use with small AC welders with low OCV
Mild Steel, High Deposition
  • Large welds
  • Slightly downhill (15° max) positions
  • Multiple pass welding
Mild Steel, TIG Cut Lengths
  • Repairs on a variety of mild and low alloy steel
  • Small diameter pipe and tubing
  • Sheet metal applications
  • Root pass pipe welding
  • Repairs on a variety of mild and low alloy steel
  • Small diameter pipe and tubing
  • Sheet metal applications
  • Root pass pipe welding