Lincoln Electric's Stainless Consumables Family

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
33# SPOOL
250# ACCU-TRAK DRUM
500# ACCU-TRAK DRUM
500# DRUM
.030 ED035043
.035 ED035045 ED035048 ED035049
.045 ED035051 ED035054
1/16 ED035056

Blue Max® MIG 308L

MIG (GMAW) Wire

AWS: ER308, ER308L

Lower carbon content to reduce possible inter-granular corrosion

DETAILS

Blue Max® MIG wire is designed to perform exceptionally at high wire feed speeds

Features

  • Reduced carbon levels (0.03% max) offer increased resistance to inter-granular carbide precipitation
  • Wire strength is less than high carbon alloys at elevated temperatures
  • Q2 Lot®- Certificate showing actual wire composition and calculated ferrite number (FN) available online

Typical Applications

  • General Fabrication
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Brewery

Welding Positions

  • All

Shielding Gas

  • 98% Ar/ 2% O2

Disclaimers

Warning -

Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Service Information

BEFORE USE, READ AND UNDERSTAND THE SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS) FOR THIS PRODUCT AND SPECIFIC INFORMATION PRINTED ON THE PRODUCT CONTAINER. SDS Search page

See test result disclaimer

CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
AWS AWS A5.9 ER308, ER308L
ABS AWS A5.9 ER308, ER308L
CWB CSA W48 ER308, ER308L
MIL MIL-E-19933E AMD1 MIL-308, MIL-308L

WIRE COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Cu %Mn %Mo %N %Nb %Ni %P %S %Si Ferrite Number (Delong ©) Ferrite Number (WRC-1992 ©)
ER308 Requirement 0.08 max. 19.5 - 22.0 0.75 max. 1.0 - 2.5 0.75 max. 9.0 - 11.0 0.03 max. 0.03 max. 0.30 - 0.65
ER308L Requirement 0.03 max. 19.5 - 22.0 0.75 max. 1.0 - 2.5 0.75 max. 9.0 - 11.0 0.03 max. 0.03 max. 0.30 - 0.65
Typical Result 0.01-0.02 19.6-20.3 0.02-0.33 1.2-1.8 0.09-0.18 0.02-0.09 0.00 max. 10.1-10.6 0.01-0.02 0.01 max. 0.36-0.48 11-16 4-14

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Shielding Gas Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
0.035 in (0.9 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 26-29 160-210
0.045 in (1.1 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 28-32 180-250
0.062 in (1.6 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 29-33 200-280