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CLASSIFICATION: E80T-GC per AWS A5.29, ASME SFA 5.29

A low alloy steel electrode for flux cored arc welding, Select 80 is intended for the single and multiple pass welding of carbon and certain low alloy steels.

APPLICATIONS: Select 80 is an ideal choice for welding steels such as ASTM A515, A516, A572 and other higher strength steels.

DIAMETERS: 5/64", 3/32"

SHIELDING GAS: 100% CO2, 35-50 cfh

WELDING POSITIONS: Flat and Horizontal

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Meets 80 Ksi minimum tensile strength.
  • Smooth arc transfer with low spatter.
  • Slag removes easily.
  • Welds well over mill scale and rust.
TYPICAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
  CO2
Ultimate Tensile Strength (psi) 88,000
Yield Strength (psi) 75,000
Percent Elongation 25
CVN (ftlb f) @ 0° F 48
                  @ -20° F 42

TYPICAL DEPOSIT COMPOSITION
Wt% C Mn P S Si
CO2
.04 1.40 .010 .010 .83

RECOMMENDED WELDING PARAMETERS
Operating Range Optimum
Diam. Amps(DCEP) Volts Amps Volts WFS
5/64" 280-430 26-33 390 29 250
3/32" 300-550 26-34 450 31 210