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Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

Hello Reader,

Which electrode to be used for welding grey cast iron with API5L? Moreover, please share the reference for future.


RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

The non-standard (but effective) practice is to use inconel electrode.

Kolkata, India

RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

Any high Nickel(>55%), is usually used. But I have not had much success.

RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

This is gray iron? Forget about it!! It could be brazed. If ductile iron, a high nickel filler can be used.

RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

I will try Inconel


RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

If you have pieces to sacrifice then try welding. Otherwise look into brazing.

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RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L

if it was white cast iron it will be non weldable.

luis marques

RE: Electrode for Cast iron with API5L


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