Lincoln Electric's Stainless Consumables Family

Diameters / Packaging

Diameters
10# SPOOL
33# SPOOL
.045 ED037216 ED037118
1/16 ED037119

UltraCore® 308L

Flux-Cored Gas-Shielded (FCAW-G)

AWS: E308LT0-1, E308LT0-4

Smooth arc action with minimal spatter reduces post-weld cleaning

DETAILS

ULTRACORE® stainless flux-cored wires deliver consistent mechanical properties, superior arc performance, easy slag removal.

Features

  • Precision layer wound spool delivers steady spool payoff and more consistent feeding
  • Smooth arc action with minimal spatter reduces post-weld cleaning
  • Polished weld bead appearance reduces post-weld brushing

Typical Applications

  • General Fabrication
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Chemical Processing

Welding Positions

  • Flat/Horizontal

Shielding Gas

  • 75% Ar/25% CO2

Disclaimers

Warning -

Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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BEFORE USE, READ AND UNDERSTAND THE SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS) FOR THIS PRODUCT AND SPECIFIC INFORMATION PRINTED ON THE PRODUCT CONTAINER. SDS Search page

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CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
AWS AWS A5.22 E308LT0-1, E308LT0-4
ABS AWS A5.22 E308LT0-1, E308LT0-4
CWB AWS A5.22 E308LT0-1, E308LT0-4

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Shielding Gas Tensile Strength
MPa (ksi)
Elongation
%
Longitudinal Face Bend
E308LT0-1 Requirement 100% CO2 520 (75) min. 30 min. No opening in excess of 1/8 inch
E308LT0-4 Requirement 75-80% Ar, balance CO2 520 (75) min. 30 min. No opening in excess of 1/8 inch
Typical Result, As-welded 100% CO2 550 (80) 57 Passed
Typical Result, As-welded 75-80% Ar, balance CO2 560 (81) 54 Passed

DEPOSIT COMPOSITION

Classification Shielding Gas %C %Cr %Cu %Mn %Mo %N %Ni %P %S %Si Ferrite Number (per AWS A4.2)
E308LT0-1 Requirement 100% CO2 0.04 max. 18.0 - 21.0 0.75 max. 0.5 - 2.5 0.75 max. Info. Only 9.0 - 11.0 0.04 max. 0.03 max. 1.0 max. Info. Only
E308LT0-4 Requirement 75-80% Ar, balance CO2 0.04 max. 18.0 - 21.0 0.75 max. 0.5 - 2.5 0.75 max. Info. Only 9.0 - 11.0 0.04 max. 0.03 max. 1.0 max. Info. Only
Typical Result 100% CO2 0.03 18.5 0.07 1.2 0.05 0.03 10.3 0.02 0.01 0.6 7
Typical Result 75-80% Ar, balance CO2 0.04 18.5 0.05 1.3 0.06 0.03 10.0 0.02 0.01 0.8 8

TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Shielding Gas Polarity CTWD
mm (in.)⁽¹⁾
Wire Feed Speed
m/min (in/min)
Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
Melt-off Rate
kg/hr (lb/hr)
Deposition Rate
kg/hr (lb/hr)
Efficiency
%
0.045 in (1.1 mm) 75% Ar / 25% CO2 DC+ 19 (3/4) 5.3 (210) 22-24 140 2.1 (4.6) 1.8 (4.0) 86
0.045 in (1.1 mm) 75% Ar / 25% CO2 DC+ 19 (3/4) 8.9 (350) 24-26 185 3.6 (8.0) 3.1 (6.9) 86
0.045 in (1.1 mm) 75% Ar / 25% CO2 DC+ 19 (3/4) 11.4 (450) 26-28 225 4.7 (10.4) 4.0 (8.8) 84
1/16 in (1.6 mm) 75% Ar / 25% CO2 DC+ 25 (1) 3.6 (140) 25-29 155 2.8 (6.2) 2.6 (5.2) 89.6
1/16 in (1.6 mm) 75% Ar / 25% CO2 DC+ 25 (1) 6.4 (250) 27-31 250 5.0 (11.0) 4.2 (9.2) 89.3
1/16 in (1.6 mm) 75% Ar / 25% CO2 DC+ 25 (1) 8.1 (320) 28-32 285 6.0 (13.2) 5.3 (11.7) 88.6

NOTES

Note
⁽¹⁾ To estimate ESO, subtract 1/4 in. (6.0 mm) from CTWD.