Hardfacing Consumables Family Group

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
11.3 KG SPOOL
0.045 in (1.1 mm) ED031120
5/64 in (2.0 mm) ED031122

Lincore® 55

Flux-Cored Self-Shielded (FCAW-S)

CLASSIFICATIONS:
EN ISO : T Fe2

LINCORE® 55 Flux-Cored Self-Shielded Wire is designed for crane wheels, blower blades, rail ends, skip guides, cams and transfer tables applications (Metal to Metal or Metal to Earth Abrasion)

DETAILS

LINCOREĀ® 55 produces a martensitic and some retained austenite deposit with a hardness range of Rockwell Hardness 50-59 (RHC) delivers a deposit which resists metal to-metal rolling or sliding wear as well as mild abrasion, offers unlimited layers with proper preheat and interpass temperatures and procedures.

Features

  • Delivers a deposit which resists metal-to-metal rolling or sliding wear as well as mild abrasion
  • To be used on carbon steel, low alloy steel and manganese steels
  • Unlimited layers with proper preheat and interpass temperatures and procedures

Typical Applications

  • Crane wheels
  • Blower blades
  • Rail ends
  • Skip guides
  • Cams and transfer tables

Welding Positions

  • Flat/Horizontal

Service Information

Documentation

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

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MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Number of layer Hardness Rockwell C
Typical Result 1 Layer 50-59
Typical Result 2 Layers 50-60
Typical Result, Work-hardened 1 Layer 53-62
Typical Result, Work-hardened 2 Layers 56-62
Typical Result, Flame-hardened 2 Layers 52-54
Typical Result, 180°C (350°F) Interpass Temp 1 Layer 50-55
Typical Result, 180°C (350°F) Interpass Temp 2 Layers 55-59

DEPOSIT COMPOSITION

Classification Product Size %Al %C %Cr %Mn %Mo %P %S %Si
Typical Result .045" (1.1 mm) 1.4 0.45 5.3 1.3 0.8 0.010 0.004 0.53
Typical Result 1/16" (1.6 mm) 1.4 0.45 5.3 1.3 0.8 0.010 0.004 0.53
Typical Result 5/64" (2.0 mm) 1.4 0.45 5.3 1.4 0.8 0.010 0.004 0.60
Typical Result 7/64" (2.8 mm) 1.4 0.45 5.3 1.4 0.8 0.010 0.004 0.60

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Polarity ESO
mm (in.)
Wire Feed Speed
m/min (in/min)
Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
Deposition Rate
kg/hr (lb/hr)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 5.1 (200) 25 85 1.6 (3.6)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 8.9 (350) 28 125 3.0 (6.6)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 12.7 (500) 31 165 4.3 (9.4)
1/16 in (1.6 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 3.8 (150) 26 125 2.2 (4.8)
1/16 in (1.6 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 6.4 (250) 29 195 3.8 (8.4)
1/16 in (1.6 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 8.9 (350) 32 245 5.5 (12.1)
5/64 in (2.0 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 3.2 (125) 24 190 3.2 (7.0)
5/64 in (2.0 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 5.1 (200) 27 295 5.0 (11.0)
5/64 in (2.0 mm) DC+ 45 (1 3/4) 6.4 (250) 30 330 6.2 (13.7)
7/64 in (2.8 mm) DC+ 64 (2 1/2) 2.3 (90) 25 280 3.8 (8.4)
7/64 in (2.8 mm) DC+ 64 (2 1/2) 3.2 (125) 27 350 5.2 (11.5)
7/64 in (2.8 mm) DC+ 64 (2 1/2) 4.4 (175) 30 420 7.3 (16.0)

NOTES

Note
Cold parts should be warmed to at least 25°C (75°F). Higher preheat of 150 - 260°C (300 - 500°F) may be necessary on thick parts or heavy sections.
Interpass temperatures between 150°C (300°F) and 200°C (400°F) do not affect the hardness of Lincore® 55 significantly.