Special Alloys Stick Electrodes Packaging

Diameters / Packaging

4.2 kg
5.0 kg
5.6 kg
2.5 mm CHROMET1X-25
3.2 mm CHROMET1X-32
5.0 mm CHROMET1X-50


Stick (SMAW) electrode

AWS: E8018-B2 H4

Low Alloy, Low Hydrogen • AWS E8018-B2 H4


Low Alloy, Low Hydrogen • AWS E8018-B2 H4 stick electrode specifically designed for for high integrity structural service at elevated temperature.


  • Designed for prolonged elevated temperatures up to 550°C (1022°F)
  • Refineries where corrosion resistance to sulphur bearing crude oil is at 250-450°C (482-842°F)
  • Designed for welding 1.25% chromium, 0.50% Molybdenum steels
  • Trace elements are controlled to ensure low Bruscato (X-Factor < 15 ppm) and Wantanbe (J-Factor < 180 ppm) factors

Typical Applications

  • Petro-Chemical
  • Power Plants
  • Piping
  • Turbine Casting
  • Boiler Superheaters

Welding Positions

  • All except vertical down

Shielding Gas

  • Not Applicable

Special Features

  • Low alloy stick electrode designed for prolonged elevated temperatures


Warning -

Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


Service Information