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WB ALLOYS MMA Welding Electrodes Specification

CAST IRONS
WB1500E
AWS A5.15-90: ENi-CI BSEN1071-2003 : E C Ni-CI 3
Low strength weld for cast iron. Deposits almost pure nokel which is fully machineable. Narrow fusion zone thus heat affected areas are minimal. Smooth quiet arc.
WB1600E
AWS A5.15-90: ENiFe-CI BSEN1071-2003 : E C NiFe-C1 3
High strength weld for cast iron. Deposits a Nickel-Iron alloy Deposits a nickel-iron alloy on high-strength nickel bearing cast irons as well as ordinary grey irons. Ideal for welding mild steel to all grades of cast iron. Machinable.
WB1700E
AWS A5.15 ENiCu-B BSEN1071:2003 : E C NiCu-B 3
Deposits a medium-strength nickel-copper alloy for cast irons giving a machineable deposit with good colour match.
MILD & MEDIUM TENSILE STEELS
WB2000E
AWS A5.1-04 : E6013 BSEN 499-95 : E42 A R 1 2 LRS :GRADE 1
Easy to use contact electrode, recommended where a neat weld appearance and high quality finish is required.
WB2020E
AWS A5.1-91 : E6013 BSEN499-95 : 639 : E4332 R21
Rutile coated electrode with a soft arc, low spatter, self lifting slag. Can be drawn out to a very great weld lengths at high speed minimising distortion
WB2024E
AWS A5.1-91 : E6013 BSEN499-95 : E422R12 LRS : GRADE 3Y
Rutile coated electrode with a self lifting slag. Excellent strike and re-strike with virtually no tendency to stick. It is particularly suitable for vertical and overhead welding and has been developed primarily for users who prefer one electrode for all positions.
WB2044E
AWS A5.1-91 : E6013 BSEN 499-95 : E42 A RC 1 5
Particularly suited for vertical-down welding due to its quick-freezing slag, this electrode uses the same current settings in any position. Excellent for poorly-fitting work.
WB2092E
AWS A5.1-91 : E7024 BSEN 499-95 : E42 3RR 7 4
Rutile iron powder electrode for the welding of mild steel by the contact welding method. Very fast welding in the downhand and standing fillet positions. Nominal 180% recovery.
MILD,MEDIUM AND HIGH TENSILE STEELS
WB2116E
AWS A5.1-91 : E7016-1 BSEN 499-95 : E424B12H5 LRS : 3YCMnLT40
Thinly coated low-hydrogen electrode for all positional welding yielding weld metal of very high impact values. Especially suitable for making full penetration welds in all positions such as in pipes and overhead butt joints. Recommended for unalloyed, micro alloyed and low-alloyed steel of the medium tensile class.Widely used for offshore fabrication.
WB7018-1
ASME II C/AWSA5.1-04 :E7018-1H4R: BSEN ISO2560-2005ABS3YH5 LRS 3YH
All positional, basic, low hydrogen electrode depositing weld metal of faultless radiography quality. The iron powder addition realises a recovery of  120% and excellent impact properties are achieved down to -46°C. Excellent weld finish and a high degree of welder appeal, de-slag, re-strike etc
WB2218E
AWS A5.5-96 : E8018-G
Fully positional, basic coated, low hydrogen electrode depositing exceptionally clean metal of radiographic quality with excellent de-slag and re-strike. The addition of iron powder (3.20-6.00) gives a recovery of  110%.
WB2518E
AWS A5.5-04 : E11018-M
All-positional electrode for welding steels with a tensile strength of 750/850 N/mm2 such as T1 and RQT 700. Nominal 110% recovery.
HIGH STRENGTH LOW ALLOY STEELS
WB12018-G
AWS A5.5-96 : E12018-G
Basic lowhydrogen electrode for the welding of HY80 and HY100 steels.
WB12018-M
AWS A5.5-06 : E12018-M
Basic lowhydrogen electrode for the welding of HY80 and HY100 steels.
WB14018E
Basic lowhydrogen electrode for the welding of HY100 and HY120 steels.
MANGANESE MOLYBDENUM HIGHER STRENGTH STEELS
WB7018-A1
AWS A5.5-96 : E7018-A1 ~BSEN 1599-97 : EMo B 3 2 H5
Thinly coated low-hydrogen electrode for all positional welding yielding weldmetal of very high impact values. Especially suitable for making full penetration welds in all positions such as in pipes and overhead butt joints. Recommended for unalloyed, micro alloyed and low-alloyed steel of the medium tensile class. Widely used for offshore fabrication.
WB10018-D2
AWS A5.5-06 :E10018-D2-H4 R BSE ISO18275:2012 :E625 MnMo BT32 H5
As Above
HIGHER STRENGTH, NOTCH TOUGH STEELS AND LOW TEMPERATURE STEELS
WB7018-G
AWS A5.5-96 : E7018-G BSEN499-95 : E50 6 Mn1Ni B 3 2 H5 LRS:C-MnLT60
Low alloy, low hydrogen electrode for all positions. Suitable for off-shore construction in steel such as BS4360-50D.
WB8016-G
AWS A5.5-96 : E8016-G BSEN499-95 : E506Mn1NiB12H5
Low alloy, low hydrogen electrode for all positions. Suitable for off-shore construction in steel such as BS4360-50D.
WB8018-C1
AWS A5.5-96 : E8018-C1 BSEN499-95 : E50 6 2Ni B 3 2 H5
Basic low hydrogen, electrodes depositing 2% Ni weld metal. high impact and good C.T.O.D. values.
WB8018-C2
AWS A5.5-04 : E8018-C2
Basic low hydrogen electrodes for the welding of 3%mickel steels, fine grained steels. Suitable for operating temps to 101ºC.
WB8018-C3
AWS A5.5-2006 : E8018-C3 BSEN499-95:E46 4 1Ni B 32 H5
Basic coated electrode for higher strength C-Mn, low alloy and weathering steels.
CHROMIUM-MOLYBDENUM CREEP-RESISTING STEEL
WB8018-B2
AWS A5.5-96 : E8018-B2 BSEN1599-97:ECrMo1 B 3 2 H5
A Basic low hydrogen electrode for the welding of 1 Cr-Mo steels
WB9018-B3
AWS A5.5-96: E9018-B3 BSEN1599-97: ECrMo2 B 3 2 H5
Basic low hydrogen electrode for the welding of 2 Cr-1Mo steels.
WB504-18
AWS A5.5-2006 : E8018-B8 BSEN1599-97 : ECrMo9 B 4 2 H5
Basic low hydrogen electrodes to match steels of similar compositions used in high temperature and corrosion resistant applications. Can be used in all positions. Nominal 110% recovery
MARTENSITIC STAINLESS STEEL
WB4202E
AWS A5.4-2006 E410NiMo-26 BSEN1600-97:E13 4 R 5 3
Heavy coated, mild steel core wire, rutile electrode with a substantial metal powder addition to the coating. Having exceptional deslag and arc stability, this electrode produces a recovery of  180%.
WB4212E
AWS A5.4-92 : E410NiMo-25 BSEN1600-97:E13 4 B 6 3
Basic electrode for joining and repair of CA6 NM castings
WB4303E
AWS A5. 15:ENi-CI
A Rutile electrode for repair and joining of martensitic, precipitation hardening Cr-Ni stainless steels such as FV520 and 17/4 PH.
STANDARD AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL
WB4404E
AWS A5.4-92 : E308L-16/-17 BSEN 1600-97 : E19 9 L R 1 2
All positional stainless steel electrode depositing 308L Austenitic weld metal. Excellent deslag and outstanding welding properties with low spatter levels.
WB4422E
AWS A5.4-92 : E347-16 BSEN 1600-97 : E19 9Nb R 1 2
All positional, rutile coated stainless steel electrode depositing Niobium stabilised 347 weld metal. Excellent deslag and outstanding welding properties
WB4505E
AWS A5. 4:E316L-16, BSEN1600:E19123LR12
All positional, rutile coated, Austenitic stainless steel electrode depositing Molybdenum bearing weld metal. Excellent deslag and outstanding welding properties.
WB4102E
AWS A5.4-2006 E410-26, BSEN1600-97:E13 R 6 3
Rutile/basic coated, Martensitic stainless steel electrode made on mild steel core wire, with metal powder additions to the coating. Having exceptional deslag and arc stability, this electrode produces a recovery of  140%.
TYPE 309 & 310 STAINLESS STEELS
WB4555E
AWS A5.4-06 : E309L-16 BS EN ISO 3581-A - E23 12 L R 1 2
All positional, rutile coated, 309L stainless steel electrode. Excellent deslag and outstanding welding properties
WB4560E
AWS A5.4-06 : E309Mo-16
For cladding of mild steel to give 316/316L deposit with Ferrite= 15-30FN range and for mixed stainless steel to mild steel welding.
WB4707E
AWS A5.4-92 : E310-17 BSEN1600-97 : 25.20 R 1 2
25Cr 20Ni fully austenitic deposrt for type 310 steelswith up to 0.2% carbon. Can be PWHTwith no loss of properties.
DUPLEX & SUPER AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEELS
WB4445E
BSEN1600-97:E25 9 4NL R 1 2 AWS A5.4-06 : E2595-16
All positional, semi-basic coated, super duplex stainless steel electrodes. Excellent deslag, bead profile and outstanding welding properties
WB4545E
AWS A5.4-06 : E2209-16 BS EN ISO 3581:2003 (22 9 3 N L)
All positional, semi-basic coated, duplex stainless steel electrode, Excellent welding characteristics.
WB4645E
AWS A5.4-92 : E2553-17 BSEN 1600-97 : E25 9 CuNL R 1 2
For welding high strength duplex alloys with 30-60%Ferrite such as Zeron 25(R)®.
DISSIMILAR & MIXED WELDING STAINLESS STEELS
WB4405E
AWS A5. 4:E308Mo-16, BSEN1600:E20103R12
Crack resistant deposit for welding armour plate and for joining medium tensile steels with little or no preheat. Not heat-treatable.
WB4480E
AWS A5.4-06 : E307-26
Semi-positional, rutile coated mild steel core wire electrode having excellent deslag and bead profile. Recovery is approximately 160%
WB4606E
AWS A5. 4:E312-16, BSEN1600:E299R12
All positional electrode suitable for the welding of problem and dissimilar steels.
NICKEL BASE ELECTRODES
WB5505E
AWS A5. 11:ENiCrFe-3
For creep and heat-resistant materials, transition joints, cryogenic service, such as Inconel 600, 601®.
WB5515E
AWS A5. 11:ENiCrFe-2/4
For welding Inconel 600®, Incoloy 800®, Incoloy DS®, Nilo®, Brightray® and other nickel base or high nickel alloys.
WB5525E
AWS A5. 11:ENiCrMo-5
For Hastelloy® ’C’, resistant to wet acid corrosion.
WB5535E
AWS A5.11-90: ENiCrMo-3 DIN 1736 : EL-NiCr 20 Mo 9 Nb (2.4621)
WB625 is a Ni-Cr-Mo type, MMA electrode. WB625 is made on matching 625 core wire. Excellent welder appeal in all positions.
PIERCING & CUTTING
WB8908E
For the cutting, grooving and piercing of most steels without additional air or oxygen.
OVERLAYING & SURFACING
WB9109E
DIN 8555:E1-UM-350-G, Hv350
Rutile/basic electrode giving a deposited hardness of 300/400Hv. Machineable.
WB9119E
DIN 8555-83 : E2 -UM-55-CGP Hv700
All positional rutile coated electrode, depositing Martensitic weld metal with finely divided chromium carbides. Nominal recovery  140%, excellent deslag and bead profile.
WB9229E
AWS A5. 13:EFe5-B
High chromiumbasic coated electrode. Optimumabrasion resistance due to chromium carbide particles in a ledeburitic matrix 850Hv.
WB9299E
AWS A5.13 : EFe-B5 Hv700
All positional electrode depositing a complex Martensitic alloy. Excellent deslag, bead profile and welder appeal.
WB9338E
AWS A5. 13:EFeMn-A, Hv250
Basic coated electrode depositing fully austeniticweldmetal. Aswelded the hardness is 250HV but increases to 500HV on work hardening.
MEDIUM CARBON LOWALLOY STEELS
WB8016-B5
AWS A5. 5:E8016-B5
Basic electrode to match 0.5Cr - 1Mo castings.
COPPER BASED ALLOYS
WB6606E
AWS A5. 6:ECuSn-A
For welding phosphor-bronze to steel or itself. Also cast irons.
WB6707E
AWS A5. 6:ECuAl-A2
For standard aluminium bronzes, brasses overlays etc.

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