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    WA TETRA 308L-E


Rutile aluminosilicate flux coated stainless steel SMAW electrode

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Product Details

  • Alloy Type: Stainless Steels
  • Cracks: No
  • Machinable: Yes
  • Multi-layer: Yes
  • AWS Classification(s): ASME IIC SFA 5.4 / AWS A 5.4: E308L-17
  • EN ISO Classification(s): EN ISO 3581-A: E 19 9 L R 1 2
  • Base Metal(s) to Weld: 1.4003, 1.4300, 1.4301, 1.4303, 1.4306, 1.4307, 1.4308, 1.4311, 1.4312, 1.4315, 1.4318, 1.4371, 1.4372, 1.4509, 1.4510, 1.4511, 1.4512, 1.4520, 1.4541, 1.4546, 1.4550, 1.4589, AISI 18CrCb, AISI 201, AISI 201L, AISI 302, AISI 304, AISI 304L, AISI 304LN, AISI 305, AISI 321, AISI 347, AISI 3Cr12, AISI 409, AISI 430Cb, AISI 430Ti, AISI 439, AISI CF16F, AISI CF8, UNS J92600, UNS J92701, UNS S20100, UNS S20103, UNS S30400, UNS S30403, UNS S30453, UNS S30500, UNS S32100, UNS S34700, UNS S40900, UNS S40977, UNS S43035
  • Welding Processes: SMAW / MMA


  • 19% chromium - 9% nickel - low carbon deposit
  • Optimum versatility for welding in the flat & horizontal positions with high cosmetic finish
  • Excellent weldability in all positions
  • Weldable on AC and DC
  • High resistance to intergranular corrosion
  • Complements Welding Alloys cored wires TETRA S 308L-G and TETRA V 308L-G

Wear type suitability:


Welding Positions:

  • All positions
  • Flat
  • Half down
  • Half up

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