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Stainless Steel & High Alloy 
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
E308-16
E308H-16
  • A743 and A744 Type CF-8 cast material
  • Type 304 stainless steels
E308-15
E308L-15
  • Type 304 and 304L stainless steels
  • Common austenitic stainless steels referred to as "18-8" steels
E308-17
E308L-17
  • 304 and 304L stainless steels
  • Common austenitic stainless steels referred to as "18-8" steels
E308L-16
  • A743 and A744 Type CF-8 cast material
  • Type 304 stainless steels
E308L-16
Pressure vessels
E309-15
E309L-15
Joining stainless steel to mild or low alloy steel
E309-16
E309L-16
Joining stainless steel to mild or low alloy steel
E309-16
E309L-16
Pressure vessels
E309-17
E309L-17
Joining stainless steel to mild or low alloy steel
E316-15
E316L-15
  • Molybdenum bearing austenitic stainless steels
  • Type 316 and 316L
E316-16
E316L-16
  • Molybdenum bearing austenitic stainless steels
  • Type 316 and 316L
E316-17
E316L-17
  • Molybdenum bearing austenitic stainless steels
  • Type 316 and 316L
E2209-16
  • Offshore
  • Oil and Gas
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical
E2594-16
  • Process pipework
  • Pumps and valves
  • Pressure vessels
E308-16
ER308H-16
  • Chemical Process and Petrochemical
  • Catalytic Crackers
  • Pulp and Paper
E308-16
ER308L-16
304 Steels
E309-16
ER309L-16
Do not exceed service temperatures of 700°F (371°C)
E310-16
  • Head shields
  • Furnace parts
  • Ducting
E312-16
  • Tool steels
  • Hard to weld steels
  • Cast and wrought alloys
  • Dissimilar metals
E316-16
E316L-16
  • Power Generation
  • Chemical and Petrochemical Processing
E317L-16
  • FGP
  • Chemical processing plants
  • Condensors
  • Petrochemical
E320LR-16
  • Tanks
  • Process piping
  • Heat exchangers for the chemical processing industry
E330-16
  • Heat treatment
  • Furnace environments
E347-16
  • Food processing
  • Pharmaceutical equipment
E385-16
E410-16
  • Surfacing steel mill rolls
  • Furnace and burner parts
  • Turbine parts
E410NiMo-16
  • Turbines
  • Valve bodies
  • High pressure piping
  • Offshore
  • Power generation
E630-16
  • Hydralic equipment components
  • Impellars
  • Pump shafts
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
ER2209
  • Offshore
  • Oil and Gas
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical
ER2594
  • Process pipework
  • Pumps and valves
  • Pressure vessels
ER308H
  • Chemical Process and Petrochemical
  • Catalytic Crackers
  • Pulp and Paper
ER308L
304 Steels
ER308LSi
ER309L
Do not exceed service temperatures of 700°F (371°C)
ER309LSi
Similar to ER309LMo
ER310
  • Head shields
  • Furnace parts
  • Ducting
ER312
  • Tool steels
  • Hard to weld steels
  • Cast and wrought alloys
  • Dissimilar metals
ER316L
  • Power Generation
  • Chemical and Petrochemical Processing
ER316LSi
ER317L
  • FGP
  • Chemical processing plants
  • Condensors
  • Petrochemical
ER320LR
  • Tanks
  • Process piping
  • Heat exchangers for the chemical processing industry
ER330
  • Heat treatment
  • Furnace environments
ER347
  • Food processing
  • Pharmaceutical equipment
ER385
ER409Nb
ER410
  • Surfacing steel mill rolls
  • Furnace and burner parts
  • Turbine parts
ER410
  • Turbines
  • Valve bodies
  • High pressure piping
  • Offshore
  • Power generation
ER630
  • Hydraulic equipment components
  • Impellers
  • Pump shafts
Similar to ER307
  • Armor plate
  • Hardenable steel
  • Non-magnetic austenitic steel
  • Work hardening manganese steel
ER347-Si
  • AISI 321, 321H, 347, 347H
  • CR-8C
  • UNS S32100, S32109, S34700, S34709, J92710
ER2209
  • Nuclear power plant construction and maintenance
  • Alloy 2205: UNS S31803, UNS S31500
  • Alloy 2304: UNS S32304, UNS S31200
  • Air pollution control systems for coal fired power plants
  • Power and process industry components and piping
  • Pressure vessels
ER308
ER308L
  • Nuclear power plant components, maintenance and construction
  • Power and process industry related piping
  • Pressure vessels
ER308Si
ER308LSi
  • For joining 304 or 304L and other common “18-8” austenitic stainless steel grades
  • ASTM A743, A744 Types CF-8 & CF-3
ER309
ER309L
  • Nuclear power plant components, maintenance and construction
  • Power and process industry related pipings
  • Pressure vessels
ER309Si
ER309LSi
  • Joins carbon steels and low alloy steels to austenitic stainless steels
  • “18-8” steels if the weldment will not be exposed to temperatures of 538 to 927°C (1000 to 1700°F)
  • ASTM A240 Type 309S
  • ASTM A743, A744 Type CG-12
ER316
ER316L
  • Nuclear power plant components, maintenance and construction
  • Power and process industry related piping
  • Pressure vessels
ER316Si
ER316LSi
  • For joining and cladding 316L joints and overlays
  • "18-8" steels
  • ASTM A240 types 316 and 316L
  • ASTM A743, A744 types CF-8M & CF-3M
  • For joining extra low carbon molybdenum bearing austenitic stainless steels
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
ER308L
304 Steels
ER2209
  • Nuclear power plant construction and maintenance
  • Alloy 2205: UNS S31803, UNS S31500
  • Alloy 2304: UNS S32304, UNS S31200
  • Air pollution control systems for coal fired power plants
  • Power and process industry components and piping
  • Pressure vessels
ER308LSi
ER309L
Do not exceed service temperatures of 700°F (371°C)
ER316L
  • Power Generation
  • Chemical and Petrochemical Processing
ER2209
  • Offshore
  • Oil and Gas
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical
ER2594
  • Process Pipework
  • Pumps and Valves
  • Pressure Vessels
ER308H
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical Industries
  • Distillery
  • Dairy
  • Restaurant Equipment
  • Catalytic Crackers
  • Pulp and Paper
ER308
ER308L
  • Sheet metal on the corresponding stainless steel base metals
  • High pressure piping and tubing
ER308
ER308L
  • Nuclear power plant components, maintenance and construction
  • Sheet metal on the corresponding stainless steel base metals
  • High pressure piping and tubing
  • Pressure vessels
ER309
ER309L
  • Sheet metal on the corresponding stainless steel base metals
  • High pressure piping and tubing
ER309
ER309L
  • Nuclear power plant components, maintenance and construction
  • Sheet metal on the corresponding stainless steel base metals
  • High pressure piping and tubing
  • Pressure vessels
ER310
  • Head shields
  • Furnace parts
  • Ducting
ER312
  • Tool steels
  • Hard to weld steels
  • Cast and wrought alloys
  • Dissimilar metals
ER316
ER316L
  • Sheet metal on the corresponding stainless steel base metals
  • High pressure piping and tubing
ER317L
  • FGP
  • Chemical Processing Plants
  • Condensers
  • Petrochemical
ER320
  • Tanks
  • Process Piping
  • Heat Exchangers
ER347
  • Food Processing
  • Pharmaceutical Equipment
ER385
ER409Nb
ER410
  • Surfacing Steel Mill Rolls
  • Furnace and Burner Parts
  • Turbine Parts
ER410
  • Turbines
  • Valve Bodies
  • High Pressure Piping
  • Offshore
  • Power Generation
ER630
  • Hydraulic Equipment Components
  • Impellers
  • Pump Shafts
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
ER308L
304 Steels
ER309L
Do not exceed service temperatures of 700°F (371°C)
ER310
  • Head shields
  • Furnace parts
  • Ducting
ER316L
  • Power Generation
  • Chemical and Petrochemical Processing
ER317L
  • FGP
  • Chemical processing plants
  • Condensors
  • Petrochemical
ER630
  • Hydraulic equipment components
  • Impellers
  • Pump shafts
ER308
ER308L
  • For joining the more common austenitic stainless steel grades referred to as "18-8" steels
  • ASTM A240 Types 302, 304, 304L
ER309
ER309L
  • For joining carbon or mild alloy steel to austenitic stainless steels
  • Can also be used on "18-8" steels, since it overmatches the corrosion resistance, if the weldment will not be exposed to temperatures of 538°C to 927°C (1000°F to 1700°F)
  • ASTM A240 Type 309S
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
E308LT0-1/-4
E308T0-1/-4
  • 304L and other common 18/8 stainless steels
  • Nitrogen bearing 304LN and titanium stabilized 321
  • General fabrication including piping, tanks, and pressure vessels
E309LT0-1/-4
E309T0-1/-4
  • Buffer layers and clad steels – overlays on CMn, mild steel or low alloy steels
  • Dissimilar joints – stainless types 410, 304L, 321, and 316L to mild and low alloy steels
E316T0-1/-4
E316LT0-1/-4
  • 1.5 – 3% Mo austenitic stainless steel
  • Suitable for Ti or Nb stabilized and nitrogen-bearing versions of the above alloys
  • Applications requiring good resistance to pitting and general corrosion
E308T1-1/-4
E308LT1-1/-4
  • 304L and other common 18/8 stainless steels
  • Nitrogen bearing 304LN and titanium stabilized 321
  • General fabrication including piping, tanks, and pressure vessels
E309LT1-1/-4
E309T1-1/-4
  • Buffer Layers and Clad Steels – overlays on CMn, mild steel or low alloy steels
  • Dissimilar Joints – Stainless types 410, 304L, 321, and 316L to mild and low alloy steels
E316LT1-1/-4
E316T1-1/-4
  • 1.5 – 3% Mo austenitic stainless steel
  • Suitable for Ti or Nb stabilized and nitrogen-bearing versions of the above alloys
  • Applications requiring good resistance to pitting and general corrosion
E2209T1-1/4
  • Duplex Stainless Steel Pipe, Plate, Fittings and Forgings
  • Offshore
  • Chemical / Petrochemical
  • Pipework Systems
  • Flowlines
  • Risers
  • Manifolds
E2594T1-4
  • Duplex Stainless Steel Plates and Vessels
  • Duplex Stainless Steel Pipe and Fittings
E347T0-1/4
  • Food
  • Brewery
  • Pharmaceutical Equipment
  • Architectural
  • General Fabrication
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
ER316
ER316L
  • Process Piping
  • Thermal Energy
  • Petroleum Processing
ER308
ER308L
  • Process Piping
  • Thermal Energy
  • Petroleum Processing
ER308
ER308L
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Thermal Energy
  • Petroleum Processing
  • Contractors
  • Process Piping
ER309
ER309L
  • Process Piping
  • Thermal Energy
  • Petroleum Processing
ER309
ER309L
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Thermal Energy
  • Petroleum Processing
  • Process Piping
ER316
ER316L
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Thermal Energy
  • Petroleum Processing
  • Process Piping
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
For submerged arc welding of stainless steel and nickel alloys
For submerged arc welding of the 300 and 400 series stainless steels, nickel alloys and similar alloy filler metal
  • Austenitic stainless strips including EQ308, EQ309, EQ347 and EQ309Cb
  • Low carbon steels including EQ308L, EQ309L and EQ316L
For strip cladding using the electroslag process
General submerged arc welding of common austenitic stainless steels such as 304, 304L, 316, 316L, 309 and 347
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
ER308
ER308L
Nuclear reactor vessels and other components
ER309
ER309L
Nuclear reactor vessels and other components
ER316
ER316L
Nuclear reactor vessels and other components
Product Name
AWS Class
Applications
EC409
  • Designed for joining components of automotive exhaust systems, such as catalytic converters
  • Single pass welding
EC439
  • Designed for joining components of automotive exhaust systems, such as catalytic converters
  • Single pass welding

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