Special Alloys Stick Electrodes Packaging

Diameters / Packaging

4.1 kg
4.5 kg
5.7 kg
2.5 mm CHROMET2X-25
3.2 mm CHROMET2X-32
4.0 mm CHROMET2X-40
5.0 mm CHROMET2X-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 600°C (1112°F)
  • Refineries where corrosion resistance to sulphur bearing crude oil is at 250-450°C (482-842°F)
  • Designed for all-position welding of 2.25% chromium, 1% molybdenum low alloy steels
  • Trace elements are controlled to ensure low Bruscato (X-Factor < 15 ppm) and Wantanbe (J-Factor < 180 ppm)

Typical Applications

  • Piping
  • Steam Generating Power Plant
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Oil Refineries

Welding Positions

  • All except vertical down

Shielding Gas

  • Not Applicable

Special Features

  • Low alloy stick electrode designed for prolonged elevated temperatures

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