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55FC-O

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55FC-O is a self-shielded, metal-core wire
that deposits a premium martensitic alloy
steel of H-12 tool steel composition. It has
excellent resistance to adhesive (metal-tometal)
wear. It also has good resistance to
abrasion and impact, and maintains its
hardness up to 1000°F. It is designed for
use as an overlay on carbon and low alloy
steels. Because of its high hardenability,
proper preheat may be required for crack-free
deposits, particularly on low alloy steels.
55FC-O is formulated to optimize
performance on small 110/220V
type wire welding machines.


Typical Applications
• Dredge parts
• Earth moving equipment
• Farm equipment

AWS Classification Hardfacing


Welding Current

DCEN - DCEP


Typical wire chemistry
(As Welded)
C 0.4
Mn 1
Si 0.4
Cr 5.8
Mo 1.5
W 1.4
Fe BAL


Typical Mechanical Properties

(As Welded on 1020 steel)
Hardness on 1 layer, Rc 47
Hardness on 2 layers, Rc 49
Hardness on 3 layers, Rc 53


Welding Positions

F,V,OH,H


Available Diameters

.035", .045" & 1/16"


Operating Range in Amps
.035" 80 - 120
.045" 120 - 150
1/16" 150 - 190

 

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