SuperGlide MIG wire, Steel Spool

SuperGlide® S6

MIG (GMAW) Wire

AWS: ER70S-6

SuperGlide® S6 from Lincoln Electric is a premium bare, mild steel MIG wire best for welding on metals with a medium to high presence of millscale.

DETAILS

Lincoln's premium bare, mild steel MIG wire, SuperGlide® S6 is an excellent choice for welding on metals with a medium to high presence of millscale.

Features

  • Deoxidizers tolerate light mill scale
  • Microguard® Ultra provides superior feeding and arc stability
  • Bare wire reduces copper fumes
  • Supports short-circuiting, globular, axial spray and pulsed spray transfer

Typical Applications

  • Medium to heavy mill scale base material
  • Sheet metal to 380-485 MPa (55-70 ksi) yield strength material
  • Automotive repair

Welding Positions

  • All

Shielding Gas

  • 100% CO2|Mixed Shielding Gas

Service Information

Documentation

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CONFORMANCE

CONFORMANCES SPECIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
AWS AWS A5.18 ER70S-6
CWB CSA W48 B-G 49A 3 C1 S6 (B-G 49A 3 C G6)

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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) @ -30°C (-20°F)
ER70S-6 Requirement 100% CO2 DC+ 400 (58) min. 480 (70) min. 22 min. 27 (20) min.
Typical Result, As-welded 100% CO2 DC+ 470 (68) 530-580 (77-84) 26 56-112 (42-83)

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WIRE COMPOSITION

Classification %C %Cr %Mn %Mo %Ni %P %S %Si %V %Total Cu
ER70S-6 Requirement 0.06 - 0.15 0.15 max. 1.40 - 1.85 0.15 max. 0.15 max. 0.025 max. 0.035 max. 0.80 - 1.15 0.03 max. 0.50 max.
Typical Result 0.07-0.08 0.02 1.41-1.49 0.01 max. 0.01 0.006 0.007 0.80-0.90 0.003 max. 0.02

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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 ⁽²⁾ 100% CO2 DC+ 9-12 (3/8-1/2) 2.5 (100) 18 80 0.7 (1.6)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer ⁽²⁾ 100% CO2 DC+ 9-12 (3/8-1/2) 3.8 (150) 19 120 1.1 (2.4)
0.035 in (0.9 mm) Short Circuit Transfer ⁽²⁾ 100% 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 ⁽²⁾ 100% 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 ⁽²⁾ 100% 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 ⁽²⁾ 100% 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⁾ CTWD (Contact Tip to Work Distance). Subtract 1/4 in. (6.4 mm) to calculate Electrical Stickout.
⁽²⁾ Procedures in these areas are procedures for short circuiting mode using 100% CO2. When using 75% Argon, 25% CO2 for short circuit transfer, reduce voltage by 1 to 2 volts.