Stick Electrode 50 lb. Box

Wearshield® 60

Stick (SMAW) Electrode

Products in this category are iron-based with a large amount of chromium carbides in a hard matrix. These alloys are designed for severe sliding abrasion accompanied bylow or moderate impact.

DETAILS

Designed for severe sliding abrasion accompanied by low or moderate impact.

Features

  • Can be used on carbon, low alloy, stainless, and manganese steels
  • Deposits should be limited to two layers
  • Designed to resist severe abrasion

Typical Applications

  • Conveyor Screws
  • Crusher rolls, plates, & jaws
  • Sleeves
  • Grader blades
  • Brick & coke machinery

Welding Positions

  • Flat/Horizontal

Service Information

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MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Classification Number of layer Hardness Rockwell C
Typical Result 1 Layer 57-60
Typical Result 2 Layers 60-62

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DEPOSIT COMPOSITION

Classification Number of layer %C %Cr %Mn %Mo %Si %V
Typical Result 2 Layers 5.0 23.0 0.8 2.3 1.0 0.6

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TYPICAL OPERATING PROCEDURES

Diameter Polarity⁽¹⁾ Current
Amps
1/8 in (3.2 mm) DC+ 100 - 140
1/8 in (3.2 mm) AC 110 - 150
5/32 in (4.0 mm) DC+ 130 - 180
5/32 in (4.0 mm) AC 140 - 200
3/16 in (4.8 mm) DC+ 210 - 250
3/16 in (4.8 mm) AC 230 - 270

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NOTES

Note
⁽¹⁾ Preferred polarity is listed first.
NOTE: The deposit is not machinable or forgeable. Cooling rate does not significantly influence abrasion resistance. Deposit will usually cross check.
If more than two-layer build-up is required, use Wearshield® 15CrMn (preferred), Wearshield® BU or Wearshield® BU30 for the preliminary layer or layers under Wearshield® 60.
On manganese steel, use Wearshield® Mangjet® or Wearshield® 15CrMn as build-up.
Preheat is not generally necessary except to be sure that work is in room temperature range 25° - 45°C (75° - 100°F).
However, preheat of 120° - 200°C (250° - 400°F) may be necessary to prevent heat affected zone cracking on high carbon steel or low alloy steel base metals.
If more than two layers must be used, or if cross checks must be eliminated, preheat to 650°C (1200°F).
Prolonged or repeated heating of manganese steel base metal over 260°C (500°F) can cause embrittlement and spalling.
Avoid base metal embrittlement by: • Limiting the temperature 260°C (500°F) at distances of 13 mm (1/2 in) away from the weld. • Minimizing the time at elevated temperatures.
The correct welding technique is a vertical electrode with a 3.2 - 4.8 mm (1/8 - 3/16 in) arc length. The large ball on the end of the electrode should never touch the puddle. This technique will give a smooth transfer, low spatter and smooth bead.