Welding Electrode

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What are Welding Electrodes?

it is an electrically conducting wire that connects non-metallic parts of a circuit to create an electric arc. A Welding Electrode is basically a point where the current enters or leaves a non-metallic part of a circuit. This process creates a lot of heat in the Welding Rods that heats and melts the fuse to initiate the weldings process. These rods offer ease of clean-up weld integrity and minimize any spatter. A Filler Metal is utilized to fill any gaps between the base metal during the weldings process. The metal is not part of the electrical circuit.

Welding Electrodes


What is Amperage Chart of Welding Rod ?

diameter of Electrode (in.) E7048 E6012 E6020 E6013 E6010, E6011 E6019 E6027, E7027 E6022 E7014 E6018, E7018, E7018M E7015, E7016 E7024, E7028
5/16 N.A. 300 – 500A 340 – 450A 320 – 430A 275 – 425A 360 – 410A 375 – 475A N.A. 390 – 500A 375 – 470A 375 – 475A 400 – 525A
5/64 N.A. 25 – 60A N.A. 25 – 60A N.A. 35 – 55A N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
1/16 N.A. 20 – 40A N.A. 20 – 40A N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
3/32 N.A. 35- 85A N.A. 45 – 90A 40 – 80A 50 – 90A N.A. N.A. 80 – 125A 70 – 110A 65 – 110A 100 – 145A
5/32 150 – 220A 110 – 190A 130A – 190A 105 – 180A 110 – 170A 130 – 190A 160 – 240A 140 – 190A 150 – 210A 130 – 200A 140 – 200A 180 – 250A
1/8 80 – 140A 80 – 140A 100 – 150A 80 – 130A 75 – 125A 80 – 140A 125 – 185A 110 – 160A 110 – 160A 105 – 155A 100 – 150A 140 – 190A
3/16 210 – 270A 140 – 240A 175 – 250A 150 – 230A 140 – 215A 190 – 250A 210 – 300A 170 – 400A 200 – 275A 200 – 275A 180 – 255A 230 – 305A
1/4 N.A. 250 – 400A 275 – 375A 250 – 350A 210 – 320A 310 – 360A 300 – 420A N.A. 330 – 415A 315 – 400A 300 – 390A 335 – 430A
7/32 N.A. 200 – 320A 225 – 310A 210 – 300A 170 – 250A 240 – 310A 250 – 350A 370 – 520A 260 – 340A 260 – 340A 240 – 320A 275 – 365A


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What are testing apply on Welding Electrodes ?

testing apply on Welding Electrodes


Non-Consumables(refractory) Electrode vs Consumable (Metallic) Electrode

A consumable electrode melts itself during weldings and subsequently deposits on the weld bead. A TIG Wire is a non consumable electrode that doesn’t melt down or deposit on the weld bead. The non consumable electrode is intact throughout the welding process.


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A electrode and wire are devices that are used during a welding process. In the wire weldings or the MIG Wire-MAG process, a continuous wire is heated to create an electric arc. The arc passes between the wire to the metal creating a weld. A Welding Wire can be used to weld different types of parts in any position.

There are little to no toxic gases produced during the production process. A Filler Wire can be utilized to strongly weld and fill gaps between workpieces that are welded in the system. The Flux Cored Wire has a superior finish, but leaves very few slashes. These wires help eliminate downtime that is required while replacing a consumed electrode.

it is a manual arc welding process that creates a contact between the electrodes to a workpiece. The FCAW Welding Electrode is economical and has lower voltage. These electrodes don’t require any protective gas during the weldings process. They emit some smoke in comparison to the wire weldings process.

Welding Electrodes vs Welding Wire


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How Many Types Of Welding Electrodes Are There?

it can be mainly divided into non-consumable and Consumable Electrodes that melt the metal to create a strong weld. The consumable electrodes are categorized into bare and coated electrodes. The coated electrodes are sub-divided into light coated, medium coated, and heavily coated electrodes. Non consumable electrodes are also sub-divided into carbon, tungsten, or graphite electrodes.


How Welding Rod Classification is done ?

Stick welding electrodes are now categorised according to American Welding Society (AWS) regulations and standards.

Welding Rod Classification


Which type of Coating Material is used for Welding Rod ?

type of Coating type of Current
High cellulose potassium DC+ or DC-, AC
High cellulose sodium DC+
High titania potassium DC+, AC
Low hydrogen sodium DC+
titania, Iron powder DC+ or DC-, AC
iron powder, High iron oxide DC+ or DC-, AC
Low hydrogen potassium DC+, AC
High titania sodium DC-, AC
iron powder, Low hydrogen potassium DC+ or DC-, AC


Welding Rods available in TIG, MIG, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW & FCAW types


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