Austarc 13S

Austarc 13S is a popular blue and white striped mild steel general purpose electrode for welding in down hand and vertical up positions. It has a soft and stable arc and produces flat, uniform fillet welds with ease and a self-peeling slag action. Easy to use for less experienced operators.

Technical Data

Typical All Weld metal chemical Analysis

C: 0.07

Mn: 0.55

Si: 0.45

Fe: Bal

Typical All weld metal Mechanical Analysis

Yield Stress; 450 MPa

Tensile Strength: 26%

CVN Impact Values: 60J @ 0°C


Typical applications include structural welding of sheet and plate steel (galvanised or otherwise) and tubular sections, including trailers, duct work, hoppers and storage tanks.