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SAW electrode in place of GMAW electrode

SAW electrode in place of GMAW electrode

Postby vyomech » Mon Oct 20, 2014 12:50 pm

Can I use SAW electrode EL12 in place of GMAW electrode ER70S-6 for GMAW welding process?
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Re: SAW electrode in place of GMAW electrode

Postby mohd » Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:55 am

No, it isn't permitted to do that since you cannot get the desire mechanical properties.
For the SAW welding the combination of filler metal and flux affects the mechanical properties of the weldment while in GMAW welding the desire mechanical properties achieved by in built filler metal.
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