Lincoln 7018 AC Stick Electrode 1 lb tubes

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
1 lb
5 lb
1/8 in ED033513 ED033515
3/32 in ED033512 ED033514
5/32 in ED033516

Lincoln® 7018 AC-RSP

Stick (SMAW) Electrode

AWS: E7018 H8

Mild Steel, Low Hydrogen • AWS E7018 H8

DETAILS

Features

  • AC polarity welding
  • Low open circuit voltage operation
  • Minimal spatter
  • Capable of cold re-strikes

Typical Applications

  • General fabrication
  • Tack and skip welds
  • Thin section

Welding Positions

  • All except vertical down

Shielding Gas

  • Not Applicable

Special Features

  • Retail Small Packaging (RSP). All RSP products carry AWS compliance. Unlike the standard products, RSP products have no other agencies approvals.

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 A5.1 E7018, E7018-H8

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-H8 Requirement 400 (58) min. 480 (70) min. 22 min. 27 (20) min.
Typical Result, As-welded 480-500 (69-72) 560-590 (81-86) 26-33 31-95 (23-70) 88-91

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
E7018-H8 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. 8 max. 0.6 max.
Typical Result 0.04-0.06 0.03-0.04 0.98-1.32 0.01 0.02-0.03 0.018-0.019 0.007-0.013 0.33-0.38 0.02 1.06-1.40 3-6 0.1-0.2

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Polarity Current
Amps
3/32" (2.4 mm) AC 75-120
3/32" (2.4 mm) DC+ 70-115
1/8" (3.2 mm) AC 105-150
1/8" (3.2 mm) DC+ 100-140
5/32" (4.0 mm) AC 130-200
5/32" (4.0 mm) DC+ 120-185