Generic 8lb can

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
1 lb
6 lb
10 lb
50 lb
50 lb Buy America
1/4 in ED028918
1/8 in ED031468 ED032589 ED028281 ED033869
3/16 in ED028283 ED033871
3/32 in ED032086 ED032588 ED028280 ED033868
5/32 in ED032590 ED028282 ED033870
7/32 in ED028917 ED034307

Excalibur® 7018 MR®

Stick (SMAW) Electrode

AWS: E7018

E7018 H4R

DETAILS

Mild Steel, Low Hydrogen • AWS E7018 H4R

Features

  • Improved coating integrity
  • Extreme bendability
  • Premium arc performance
  • Excellent moisture resistance
  • Clear puddle and a smooth arc

Typical Applications

  • Structure
  • Ship Building
  • Chemical Processing Structures
  • Pressure piping
  • Mild steel

Welding Positions

  • All except vertical down

Shielding Gas

  • Not Applicable

Special Features

  • Available to meet Buy America. Choose a Buy America MTS product from the list of Available Types or contact a Lincoln Electric representative

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CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
AWS AWS A5.1 E7018 H4R
ISO ISO 2560-B E4918 A H5
ABS ABS - Part 2 3YH5
BV BV - Chapter 5 3YHHH
CWB CSA W48 E4918
DNV-GL DNV - 2.9 3YH5
LR LR - Chapter 11 3YM H5

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Yield Strength @ 0.2% Offset
MPa (ksi)
Tensile Strength
MPa (ksi)
Elongation
%
Charpy V-Notch
J (ft-lbs) @ -30°C (-20°F)
Hardness Rockwell B
E7018 H4R Requirement 400 (58) min. 480 (70) min. 22 min. 27 (20) min.
Typical Result, As-welded 420-510 (60-74) 510-600 (74-87) 24-36 27-413 (20-304) 82-91

DEPOSIT COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Mn %Mo %Ni %P %S %Si %V %Mn+Ni+Cr+Mo+V Diffusible Hydrogen
mL/100g Weld Metal
1800F H2O - As received 1800F H2O - After 9 hrs at 80F/80%RH
E7018 H4R Requirement 0.15 max. 0.20 max. 1.60 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.035 max. 0.035 max. 0.75 max. 0.08 max. 1.75 max. 4 max. 0.3 max. 0.4 max.
Typical Result 0.04-0.07 0.02-0.06 1.08-1.51 0.04 max. 0.01-0.05 0.009-0.016 0.004-0.011 0.41-0.66 0.01 max. 1.15-1.59 1-4 0.1 max. 0.2-0.4

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Polarity⁽¹⁾ Current
Amps
3/32 in (2.4 mm) DC+ 70-110
3/32 in (2.4 mm) AC 80-120
1/8 in (3.2 mm) DC+ 90-160
1/8 in (3.2 mm) AC 100-160
5/32 in (4.0 mm) DC+ 130-210
5/32 in (4.0 mm) AC 140-210
3/16 in (4.8 mm) DC+ 180-300
3/16 in (4.8 mm) AC 200-300
7/32 in (5.6 mm) DC+ 250-330
7/32 in (5.6 mm) AC 270-370
1/4 in (6.4 mm) DC+ 300-400
1/4 in (6.4 mm) AC 325-420

NOTES

Note
⁽¹⁾ Preferred polarity is listed first.
Extreme bendability applies to 3/32, 1/8, and 5/32 in. diameters.