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CLASSIFICATIONS: E316LT1-4 per AWS A5.22

A gas-shielded, flux cored, stainless steel electrode, SelectAlloy 316L-AP CRYO
has a nominal weld metal composition of 17.5% chromium, 13% nickel, 2.5%
molybdenum and a maximum carbon content of 0.04%. This all position wire is
designed for cryogenic applications where good weld metal toughness is needed.

APPLICATIONS: SelectAlloy 316L-AP CRYO is utilized in the fabrication and repair of cryogenic components which require weld metal toughness at liquid nitrogen temperatures (-320 F).

DIAMETERS: .035", .045", 1/16"

SHIELDING GASES: Ar/20-25% CO2, 40-55 cfh

WELDING POSITIONS: All Positions

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Superb performance characteristics in all positions..
  • Very low spatter.
  • Achieves flat, well washed beads with minimal weaving.
  • Excellent slag peeling minimizes cleanup.

  • Typical Mechanical Properties
     
    75% Ar/
    25%
    CO2
    Ultimate Tensile Strength (psi) 80,000
    Yield Strength (psi) 57,000
    Percent Elongation 45
    CVN (ftlb f) @ -320°F 27
    Lateral Expansion @ -320°F (mils) 24
    Hardness (HV10) 190

    Typical Deposit Composition:
    Wt% C Mn Si Ni Mo Cr N
    75Ar/25CO2 .03 1.00 .60 12.90 2.50 17.50 .05

    Ferrite Number (WRC, 1992) - 1

    * Select-SAI all position electrodes do not contain bismuth.

    Select-SAI all position electrodes do not contain bismuth.