Basitec (Low Hydrogen - AWS A5.1/A5.1M: 2004 E7018)

 

Description

Basitec is a lime-ferritic, low hydrogen electrode. Highly suited for welding high-tensile steels, castings and for all work where high stresses are involved. Basitec has a deposition efficiency in excess of 115%. 

 

Application

Basitec can be used in the welding of high tensile steels, free cutting steels, highly stressed parts, castings and dissimilar steels. 

 

Typical Chemical Analysis of the Weld Metal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Typical Mechanical Properties of the Weld Metal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

Current Parameters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Packaging

Electrodes are packed in 5kg boxes which are then packed into 25kg shipper cartons.

Re-baking and Re-Drying Procedure

To re-bake Basitec, place electrodes in an oven at 350-370°C for 1-2 hours. To re-dry keep in holding oven at 250°C.