Press Release Summary:
SelectAlloy 312-AP and SelectAlloy 316H-AP, austenitic stainless steel, 2 flux cored electrodes, are available in dia of .045 and 1/16 in. With metal composition of 30% chromium, 9% nickel and 0.1% carbon, SelectAlloy 312-AP produces two-phase weld metal with ferrite in austenitic matrix which makes weld metal crack resistant. Composed of 19% chromium, 12% nickel, 2.5% molybdenum and carbon content of 0.4-0.8%, SelectAlloy 316H-AP suits application in pulp and paper industry.
Original Press Release:
Select-Arc Offers New All Position, Austenitic Stainless Steel Electrodes
Date: March 3, 2009
Fort Loramie, OH - Select-Arc, Inc. has introduced two flux cored, austenitic stainless steel electrodes designed for welding in all positions.
SelectAlloy 312-AP has a metal composition of 30% chromium, 9% nickel and 0.1% carbon. This wire produces a two-phase weld metal with substantial ferrite in an austenitic matrix which makes the weld metal very resistant to cracking, even when highly diluted. SelectAlloy 312-AP is used for the welding of dissimilar metals such as the joining of carbon steels to stainless steels high in nickel.
SelectAlloy 316H-AP is composed of 19% chromium, 12% nickel, 2.5% molybdenum and a carbon content of 0.4-0.8%. The higher carbon content improves the elevated temperature strength and the presence of molybdenum augments the resistance to pitting while providing increased creep resistance. This premium electrode is utilized to weld Type 316 stainless steel and typical applications are found in the pulp and paper industry, chemical and textile processing equipment, furnace parts and parts exposed to marine environments.
Both electrodes deliver superb all position electrode performance, flat, well washed beads with minimal weaving, low spatter and excellent slag peeling. They are available in .045" and 1/16" diameters.
For more information on the new SelectAlloy 312-AP and SelectAlloy 316H-AP, contact Select-Arc at 1-800-341-5215 or visit our website at www.select-arc.com.