American Made for ARRA-Funded Projects

Lincoln Electric manufactures welding wire and electrodes to meet the Buy America requirements for infrastructure rebuild projects related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

American Made Welding Wire and FluxBuy America requirements are applicable to most ARRA funded projects and mandate that contractors involved in infrastructure rebuild must use welding consumables made with steel melted in the U.S.

Lincoln offers several products made with green rod or strip melted in U.S. steel mills. Please contact a Lincoln Electric representative for details about how to order Buy America products.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
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Flux-cored wire 
33 Lb. Plastic Spool
UltraCore® 71C
  • Fast freezing slag for out-of-position welding
  • Designed for welding with 100% CO2
  • Premium arc performance and bead appearance shielding gas
  • ProTech® foil bag packaging
  • Meets AWS D1.8 seismic lot waiver requirements
50 Lb. Fiber Spool
UltraCore® 71A85
  • Fast freezing slag for out-of-position welding
  • Designed for welding with 75 - 85% Argon/balance CO2 shielding gas
  • Premium arc performance and bead appearance shielding gas
  • ProTech® foil bag packaging
  • Meets AWS D1.8 seismic lot waiver requirements
Accu Trak Drum
UltraCore® 71A75 Dual
  • Fast freezing slag for out-of-position welding
  • Designed for welding with either 100% CO2 or 75% Argon/25% CO2 shielding gases
  • Premium arc performance and bead appearance shielding gas
  • ProTech® foil bag packaging
  • Meets AWS D1.8 seismic lot waiver requirements

Stick Electrodes 
10 Lb. Can, 30 Lb. Master
Excalibur® 7018 MR
  • Premium arc performance
  • Square coating burn-off
  • Easy strike and re-strike
  • Effortless slag removal
  • Minimal spatter for enhanced operability and clean weld surface

50 Lb. Easy Open Can
Excalibur® 7018-1 MR
  • Premium arc performance
  • Square coating burn-off
  • Effortless slag removal
  • Easy strike and re-strike
  • Impact toughness tested to -46°C (-50°F)
50 Lb. Easy Open Can
Excalibur® 8018-C3 MR
  • Designed to produce a 1% nickel deposit
  • Premium arc performance
  • Square coating burn-off
  • Easy strike and re-strike
  • Effortless slag removal
Submerged Arc Welding Wire and Flux 
60 Lb. Coil
Lincolnweld® LA-75
  • A low carbon, medium manganese, high silicon, nickel-bearing electrode designed for use with Lincolnweld® neutral fluxes
  • Suitable for use in applications requiring less than 1% Ni wire composition
Speed Feed Drum
Lincolnweld® L-61
  • Industry standard for submerged arc welding applications
  • A low carbon, medium manganese, low silicon general purpose submerged arc electrode
  • A good choice for a wide range of applications with single or multiple pass subarc welding

 
MIG Wires
60 Lb. Coil
SuperArc® L-56
  • High levels of manganese and silicon deoxidizers tolerate medium to heavy mill scale surfaces
  • Excellent toe-wetting provides optimal bead appearance
  • Copper coated for long contact tip life
  • Supports short-circuiting, globular, axial spray and pulsed spray transfer