Lincoln Electric's Stainless Consumables Family

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
33# SPOOL
500# DRUM
.030 ED035038
.035 ED035039
.045 ED035040 ED035041
1/16 ED035042

Blue Max® MIG 308H

MIG (GMAW) Wire

AWS: ER308, ER308H

Restricted carbon content (0.04%-0.08%) to improve mechanical properties.

DETAILS

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

Features

  • Provides a higher carbon deposition (minimum of .04% carbon) than Blue Max MIG 308L
  • The higher carbon deposit provides creep strength and higher tensile at elevated service temperatures
  • Q2 Lot®- Certificate showing actual wire composition and calculated ferrite number (FN) available online

Typical Applications

  • General Fabrication
  • Process Industries
  • Petrochemical

Welding Positions

  • All

Shielding Gas

  • 98% Ar/ 2% O2

Special Features

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, ER308H

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
ER308H Requirement 0.04 - 0.08 19.5 - 22.0 0.75 max. 1.0 - 2.5 0.50 max. 9.0 - 11.0 0.03 max. 0.03 max. 0.30 - 0.65
Typical Result 0.05-0.06 20.2 0.04-0.08 1.6-1.7 0.02-0.05 0.05-0.06 0.01 max. 9.8-10.3 0.02 0.003 max. 0.37-0.43 6-8 5-7

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Shielding Gas Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
0.030 in (0.8 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 26-29 160-210
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
0.030 in (0.8 mm) 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 26-29 160-210
0.035 in (0.9 mm) 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 26-29 160-210
0.045 in (1.1 mm) 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 28-32 180-250
0.062 in (1.6 mm) 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 29-33 200-280