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Stick Electrode resists moisture in humid conditions.

Press Release Summary:

Stick Electrode resists moisture in humid conditions.

Jul 22, 2014 - Consisting of mild-steel, low-hydrogen stick welding consumable, Millennium Arc™ 7018 is designed for applications in power generation, petrochemical, pressure vessels, and pressure piping. Product has no intentional addition of zinc in its composition, which minimizes zinc in welding fumes. Providing effortless slag removal, electrode delivers flat bead profile and clear weld puddle without slag interference.

The Lincoln Electric Company - Cleveland, OH

Original Press Release

Lincoln Electric Introduces Millennium Arc 7018 Stick Electrode

Press release date: Jul 17, 2014

Cleveland – Lincoln Electric introduces Millennium Arc™ 7018, a new mild-steel, low-hydrogen stick welding consumable that resists moisture in humid conditions, offering  50 percent less moisture pickup than competing shielded-metal-arc-welding consumables.

The Millennium Arc 7018 is designed for various applications: mild steel, power generation, petrochemical, pressure vessels and pressure piping.  It has no intentional addition of zinc in its composition, which means significantly less zinc in the welding fume – and a safer environment, overall.

Key Features:
50 percent less moisture pickup vs. competing stick consumables
Clear weld puddle without slag interference
Flat bead profile
Effortless slag removal

To request a copy of Lincoln Electric’s Millennium Arc 7018 literature, call 888-355-3212 or visit to obtain bulletin C2.10.33.

The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is the world leader in design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, weld fume control systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys markets.

Media Contacts:
Greg Coleman