Austarc 18TC

Austarc 18TC is an iron powder hodrogen controlled electrode used primarily on C-Mn and low alloy structural steels. The unique twin-coat design for 18 type low hydrogen electrode offers excellent AC arc stability and superb DC+ arc transfer, excellent re-strike, reduced spatter level and extraordinary ease of use for out-of-position welding.

Technical Data

Typical All Weld metal chemical Analysis

C: 0.06

Mn: 1.55

Si: 0.54

S: 0.02

P: 0.010

Fe: Bal

Typical All weld metal Mechanical Analysis

Yield Stress; 530 MPa

Tensile Strength: 24%

CVN Impact Values: 87J @ -50°C



Typical applications include oil and gas, pipe welding, structural steel construction, off-shore where Ni-alloying is prohibited, mining equipment, heavy girders and earth moving plant repair and maintenance.