MIG Family

SuperArc® LA-75

MIG (GMAW) Wire

AWS: ER80S-Ni1

SuperArc® LA-75™ from Lincoln Electric is a premium copper coated, low alloy MIG wire certified to meet 80,000 psi (552 MPa) minimum tensile strength.

DETAILS

A premium copper coated, low alloy MIG wire certified to meet 80,000 psi (552 MPa) minimum tensile strength.

Features

  • Capable of producing weld deposits with 550 MPa (80 ksi) tensile strength
  • High toughness at low temperatures with a nominal 1% Ni or less
  • Microguard® Ultra provides superior feeding and arc stability
  • Supports short-circuiting, globular, axial spray and pulsed spray transfer

Typical Applications

  • ASTM A588 weathering steel requiring good atmospheric corrosion resistance
  • NACE applications

Welding Positions

  • All

Shielding Gas

  • Mixed Shielding Gas

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CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
AWS AWS A5.28 ER80S-Ni1

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MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Shielding Gas Polarity Yield Strength @ 0.2% Offset
MPa (ksi)
Tensile Strength
MPa (ksi)
Elongation
%
Charpy V-Notch
J (ft-lbs) @ -40°C (-40°F)
Charpy V-Notch
J (ft-lbs) @ -45°C (-50°F)
ER80S-Ni1 Requirement 1-5% O2, balance Ar DC+ 470 (68) min. 550 (80) min. 24 min. 27 (20) min.
Typical Result, As-welded 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 480 (69) 590-620 (85-89) 24 47-123 (34-91)
Typical Result, As-welded 95% Ar, 5% O2 DC+ 480 (70) 580 (84) 26 112-135 (83-99)
Typical Result, As-welded 98% Ar, 2% O2 DC+ 490 (71) 580-630 (85-91) 24 152-155 (112-114) 174-198 (129-146)

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WIRE COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Mn %Mo %Ni %P %S %Si %V %Total Cu
ER80S-Ni1 Requirement 0.12 max. 0.15 max. 1.25 max. 0.35 max. 0.80 - 1.10 0.025 max. 0.025 max. 0.40 - 0.80 0.05 max. 0.35 max.
Typical Result 0.08-0.10 0.05 max. 0.94-1.04 0.02 max. 0.89-0.98 0.013 max. 0.010 max. 0.51-0.59 0.003 max. 0.27 max.

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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
Melt-off Rate
kg/hr (lb/hr)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 9-12 (3/8-1/2) 2.5 (100) 17 80 0.7 (1.6)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 9-12 (3/8-1/2) 3.8 (150) 18 120 1.1 (2.4)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 9-12 (3/8-1/2) 6.4 (250) 22 175 1.8 (4.0)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Spray Transfer 90% Ar / 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 9.5 (375) 23 195 2.7 (6.0)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Spray Transfer 90% Ar / 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 12.7 (500) 29 230 3.6 (8.0)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Spray Transfer 90% Ar / 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 15.2 (600) 30 275 4.4 (9.6)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 3.2 (125) 19 145 1.5 (3.4)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 3.8 (150) 20 165 1.8 (4.0)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Short Circuit Transfer 90% Ar, 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 5.1 (200) 21 200 2.4 (5.4)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Spray Transfer 90% Ar / 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 8.9 (350) 27 285 4.2 (9.2)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Spray Transfer 90% Ar / 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 12.1 (475) 30 335 5.7 (12.5)
0.045 in (1.1 mm) Spray Transfer 90% Ar / 10% CO2 DC+ 12-19 (1/2-3/4) 12.7 (500) 30 340 6.0 (13.2)

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NOTES

Note
⁽¹⁾ To calculate ESO, subtract 1/4 in. (6.4 mm) from CTWD.