Submerged Arc Family

Lincolnweld® 308/308L

Submerged Arc (SAW)

AWS: ER308, ER308L

Used to weld unstabilized austenitic stainless steels such as 302, 304H and 305

DETAILS

Lincoln Electric's combination of submerged arc wire and flux is designed to produce sizeable weld deposits with exceptional quality and bead appearance

Features

  • Designed to be used primarily with basic fluxes
  • Versatile electrode designed to weld several types of austenitic steels
  • Balanced chromium and nickel levels provide enough ferrite in the weld metal for high resistance to hot cracking

Typical Applications

  • General Fabrication
  • Process Industries
  • Brewery

Welding Positions

  • Not applicable

Shielding Gas

  • N/A

Special Features

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CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
ISO ISO 14343-B SS308L
ABS AWS A5.9 ER308, ER308L
CWB CSA W48 ER308, ER308L
MIL MIL-E-19933E AMD1 MIL-308, MIL-308L

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MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Yield Strength @ 0.2% Offset
MPa (ksi)
Tensile Strength
MPa (ksi)
Elongation
%
Flux
Typical Result 389 (57) 549 (80) 39 Lincolnweld® P2007™

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WIRE COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Cu %Mn %Mo %N %Nb %Ni %P %S %Si Ferrite Number (Delong ©) Ferrite Number (WRC-1992 ©)
SS308L 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. 0.30 - 0.65
Typical Result 0.01-0.02 20.2-20.4 0.04-0.25 1.2-1.9 0.05-0.15 0.02-0.06 0.00 max. 10.1-10.55 0.01-0.02 0.01 max. 0.33-0.48 10-16 10-14

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TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Wire Feed Speed
m/min (in/min)
Voltage
volts
Approx. Current
amps
5/64 in (2.0 mm) 2.0-6.1 (80-240) 24-30 190-500
3/32 in (2.4 mm) 1.5-5.3 (60-210) 26-32 195-575
1/8 in (3.2 mm) 0.9-2.8 (35-110) 28-34 200-700
5/32 in (4.0 mm) 0.8-1.9 (30-75) 30-36 320-775
Lincolnweld® P2007™
Lincolnweld® P2007™
Lincolnweld® P2007™
Lincolnweld® P2007™