New Hardfacing Flux-Cored Wires Come in Shop-Friendly Packaging

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in three models: Lincore 70-G, Lincore 57-G and Lincore 420HC-S
  • Lincore 420HC-S is designed for overlay deposits that resist metal-to-metal wear and mild corrosion
  • Lincore 57-G is ideal for metal-to-metal wear, mining, agricultural and shredding equipment applications whereas Lincore 70-G is used in wet abrasion applications

Original Press Release:

Lincoln Electric Expands Hardfacing Consumables Product Line

New products and smaller, shop-friendly packaging improves user experience 

Cleveland – Lincoln Electric® aims to ‘take the hard out of hardfacing’ with a current expansion of the company’s hardfacing consumables product line, both with new Lincore® flux-cored wires and with new small shop-friendly packaging.

This staggered launch includes a number of new and existing Lincore hardfacing wires on 10 lb (15 kg) spools in 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) diameter. These changes deliver a convenient and lower priced package for sale in authorized distributor stores.

Denise Harpster, Lincoln Electric product manager, hardfacing said, “Our hardfacing team is focused on delivering a full product offering for a wide variety of hardfacing applications, including the demand for smaller diameters and packaging that are just right for small shop maintenance and repair projects. And, we are especially excited about the opportunity to create custom formulations that allow customers to obtain new productivity, quality or cost-saving advantages in their operations.”

Three new Lincore hardfacing wires are launching:
Lincore 70-G – Severe abrasion metal-cored wire with up to two times more wear than most chrome carbide or complex carbide alloys, especially for wet abrasion applications
Lincore 57-G – General abrasion and impact metal-cored wire with a broad range of applications, including metal-to-metal wear with moderate impact or mining, agricultural or shredding equipment.
Lincore 420HC-S – For overlay deposits that resist metal-to-metal wear and mild corrosion such as continuous caster roll rebuilding
In addition to the new products, the expanded line includes new diameters or packages for existing products, including:

  • Lincore® 50 – Abrasion + Impact FCAW-S wire
  • Lincore® 55 – Metal-to-Metal FCAW-S wire
  • Lincore® 55-G – Metal-to-Metal FCAW-G wire
  • Lincore® 60-O – Severe Abrasion GMAW-C wire
  • Lincore® BU-G – Build-Up FCAW-G wire

Lincoln Electric’s Regional Alloy Sales Specialists are ready to help you take the hard out of addressing your hardfacing application. The Lincoln Electric hardfacing team also offers custom formulations for specific customer applications. For direct inquiries or demonstration requests, feel free to contact the national Alloy sales office at 1-800-638-1458.

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Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 60 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company's website at

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