Electrodes are suited for welding various alloys.

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Blue Max® stainless steel consumables can be used for welding high alloy, duplex, or super duplex stainless and nickel-based alloys. Products include Stick (SMAW), TIG (GTAW), MIG (GMAW), and Submerged Arc (SAW) consumables. Electrodes are lot-controlled with certificates of conformance available. Packaging options include hermetically-sealed Sahara-Packs(TM).



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Lincoln Electric Adds Premium Blue Max® Stainless Steel Consumables



· New electrodes for high alloy, duplex or super duplex stainless or nickel-based applications.

· Lot-Controlled with actual certificates of conformance available.

· Convenient packaging for every project, including hermetically-sealed Sahara-Packs(TM)

Cleveland, Ohio -- The Lincoln Electric Company has recently added more than a dozen new consumables to its premium Blue Max® stainless steel product group. These additions to the Stick, TIG, MIG and Submerged Arc categories can be used for welding some of the more unusual high alloy, duplex or super duplex stainless and nickel-based alloys now gaining popularity in fabrication shops across the country. Typical industries include in-plant piping for power plants, energy generation and petrochemical refineries, food service, and pharmaceutical products.

Like all of the consumables in the Blue Max line, these premium formulations are designed to deliver outstanding arc characteristics and superior mechanical properties. The robust and broad Blue Max product group crosses all major arc welding processes and alloy types. The new products include the following:
NEW STICK (SMAW) CONSUMABLES
Product Name AWS Number EN Number
Blue Max SL9Cr (P91) E9016-B9H4
Blue Max Arosta 307 Similar to AWS E307-16
Blue Max Arosta 309Mo E309MoL-16
Blue Max Arosta 4439 EN 1600 E 18 16 5 NL R 32
Blue Max Arosta 4462 Similar to AWS E2209-16
Blue Max Jungo 4462 Similar to AWS E2209-15
Blue Max Jungo Zeron 100X Similar to AWS E2553-15
Blue Max Jungo 4500 Similar to AWS E385-16
Blue Max Nyloid 2 ENiCrMo-6
Blue Max NiCro 31/27 Similar to AWS E383-16
Blue Max NiCro 60/20 ENiCrMo-3
Blue Max NiCro 70/15Mn ENiCrFe-3
Blue Max NiCro 70/19 Similar to AWS ENiCrFe-2

NEW TIG (GTAW) CONSUMABLES
Product Name AWS Number EN Number
Blue Max LNT 9Cr (P91) Similar to AWS ER90S-B9
Blue Max LNT 347 Si ER347Si
Blue Max LNT 4439Mn
Blue Max LNT 4462 ER2209
Blue Max LNT Zeron 100X EN 12072 W 25 9 4 NL
Blue Max LNT 4500 ER385
Blue Max LNT NiCro 60/20 ERNiCrMo-3
Blue Max LNT NiCro 70/19 ERNiCr-3

NEW MIG (GMAW) CONSUMABLES
Product Name AWS Number EN Number
Blue Max LNM 307 Similar to AWS ER307
Blue Max LNM 347 Si ER347Si
Blue Max LNM 4439Mn Similar to EN 12072 G 18 16 5 NL
Blue Max LNM 4462 ER2209
Blue Max LNM Zeron 100X EN 12072 G 25 9 4 NL
Blue Max LNM 4500 ER385
Blue Max LNM NiCro 60/20 ERNiCrMo-3
Blue Max LNM NiCro 70/19 ERNiCr-3

NEW SUBMERGED ARC (SAW) CONSUMABLES
Product Name AWS Number EN Number
Blue Max LNS 4462 ER2209
Blue Max LNS NiCro 60/20 ERNiCrMo-3


Manufacturing of all Blue Max products is lot-controlled, so actual test certificates of conformance are available upon request. Blue Max electrodes are offered in a variety of package types for projects large and small, including convenient new Sahara ReadyPacks.

The Lincoln Electric Company, Cleveland, Ohio, is a leader in the design and manufacture of arc welding equipment and consumables, robotic welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment.

This product is available at a welding supply store near you. Or, call 1-888-355-3213 or visit www.lincolnelectric.com to obtain Bulletin C6.1 to learn more about Blue Max consumables.

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