Red Max Stainless MIG Wire: 308LSi, 309LSi, 316LSi

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
10# SPOOL
10# SPOOL Buy America
33# SPOOL Buy America
500# BOX
500# DRUM Buy America
.035 ED037201 ED036760 ED036924 ED036895
.045 ED036761 ED036896,ED036925
0.045 ED037202
1/16 ED036762 ED036897,ED036926

LINCOLN® Red Max® 308LSi

MIG (GMAW)

AWS: ER308Si; ER308LSi

Designed to weld "18-8," CrNi, 304, 304L austenitic stainless steel

DETAILS

Engineered surface treatment that optimizes short arc welding

Features

  • Proprietary surface lubricant for weldability control in semiautomatic applications
  • High silicon level for increased puddle fluidity and toe wetting
  • Q2 Lot® - Certificate showing actual wire composition and calculated ferrite number (FN) available online

Typical Applications

  • General Fabrication
  • Automotive/ Transport
  • Process Industries

Welding Positions

  • All

Shielding Gas

  • 98% Ar/ 2% O2

Disclaimers

Warning -

Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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 ER308LSi, ER308Si
ABS AWS A5.9 ER308LSi, ER308Si
CWB CSA W48 ER308Si, E308LSi
DB ISO 14343-A G 19 9 L Si

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Yield Strength @ 0.2% Offset
MPa (ksi)
Tensile Strength
MPa (ksi)
Elongation
%
Typical Result 460 (66) 630 (92) 46

WIRE COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Cu %Mn %Mo %N %Nb %Ni %P %S %Si Ferrite Number (Delong ©) Ferrite Number (WRC-1992 ©)
ER308LSi Requirement 0.03 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. 0.65 - 1.00
ER308Si 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. 0.65 - 1.00
Typical Result 0.02 20.1 0.05-0.10 1.9 0.05-0.08 0.06-0.07 0.00 max. 9.5-10.0 0.02 0.01-0.02 0.74-0.87 11-13 10-11

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Transfer Mode Shielding Gas Polarity CTWD
mm (in.)⁽¹⁾
Wire Feed Speed
m/min (in/min)
Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
Deposition Rate
kg/hr (lb/hr)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 3.0 (120) 20-21 60 0.9 (2.0)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 4.6 (180) 21-23 90 1.4 (3.0)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 5.8 (230) 22-24 105 1.8 (3.9)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 7.6 (300) 23-25 130 2.3 (5.0)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 8.9 (350) 24-26 145 2.7 (5.9)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 10.2 (400) 25-27 155 3.1 (6.7)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 2.5 (100) 20-21 80 1.1 (2.8)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 3.2 (125) 21-22 110 1.5 (3.5)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 3.8 (150) 21-23 130 1.7 (4.2)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 4.4 (175) 22-24 145 2.0 (4.8)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 5.6 (220) 23-25 170 2.6 (6.1)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 6.4 (250) 24-26 180 2.9 (6.9)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 7.0 (275) 25-27 190 3.2 (7.6)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 10.2 (400) 23-24 190 3.1 (6.7)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 10.8 (425) 24-25 200 3.3 (7.1)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 11.4 (450) 24-25 210 3.5 (7.5)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 12.1 (475) 25-26 220 3.7 (8.0)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 6.1 (240) 22-24 195 2.8 (6.6)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 6.6 (260) 23-25 215 3.0 (7.2)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 7.6 (300) 24-26 245 3.5 (8.3)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 8.3 (325) 25-27 250 3.8 (9.0)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Axial Spray Transfer 98% Ar / 2% O2 DC+ 13 (1/2) 9.1 (360) 25-27 275 4.2 (10.0)

NOTES

Note
⁽¹⁾ To estimate ESO, subtract 1/8 in (3.2 mm) from CTWD.