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Blue Max® MIG 320LR

MIG (GMAW) Wire

AWS: ER320LR

Similar to ER320 with Lower Residuals (LR) of carbon, silicon,phosphorus, and sulfur to reduce hot cracking & micro-fissuring (while maintaining corrosion resistance) frequently encountered in fully austenitic stainless steel weld metals

DETAILS

Blue Max® MIG wire is designed to perform exceptionally at high wire feed speeds

Features

  • Similar to ER320 with Lower Residuals (LR) of carbon, silicon,phosphorus, and sulfur to reduce hot cracking & micro-fissuring (while maintaining corrosion resistance) frequently encountered in fully austenitic stainless steel weld metals
  • Excellent oxidation and corrosion resistance and is able to resist high temperatures and scaling
  • Q2 Lot® - Certificate showing actual wire composition

Typical Applications

  • Process Piping
  • Petrochemical
  • Process Industries

Welding Positions

  • All

Shielding Gas

  • 98% Ar/ 2% O2

Service Information

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CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
AWS AWS A5.9 ER320LR
CWB CSA W48 ER320LR

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WIRE COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Cu %Mn %Mo %N %Nb %Ni %P %S %Si
ER320LR Requirement 0.025 max. 19.0 - 21.0 3.0 - 4.0 1.5 - 2.0 2.0 - 3.0 8xC - 0.40 * 32.0 - 36.0 0.015 max. 0.02 max. 0.15 max.
Typical Result 0.004-0.010 19.7-20.1 3.3-3.4 1.8 2.4 0.01-0.02 0.18-0.30 32.8-33.1 0.007-0.008 0.003 max. 0.05-0.12

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TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Shielding Gas Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
0.035 in (0.9 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 26-29 160-210
0.045 in (1.1 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 28-32 180-250
1/16 in (1.6 mm) 98% Ar / 2% O2 29-33 200-280