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ER5556

 

ER5556 is an aluminum filler with higher levels of magnesium and zinc than 5356 which will yield increased crack resistance, tensile strength and good ductility.  Commonly used on 5154, 5454 and 6456.

 


AWS Class: ER5556

Certification:  AWS A5.10/ A5.10M:1999

Alloy:  ER5556

AWS/ASME SFA A5.10

 

Welding Position:   

F, V, OH, H        

Current:

DCEP Mig

ACHF Tig

Typical Properties (as welded)

Conductivity:

29% IACS (-0)/27% IACS (-H18)

Tensile Strength, kpsi:

46

Color:

White

 

  

Melting Range 

1065-1175F

Density

0.096 lbs/cu In.

Typical Wire Chemistry as per AWS A5.10 (single values are maximum)

Si

Fe

Cu

Mn

Mg

Cr

Zn

Ti

Other

AL

0.25

0.40

0.10

0.50-1.0

4.7-5.5

0.05-0.20

0.25

0.05-0.20

0.05

Remainder

 

Typical Welding Parameters

Diameter

Process

Volt

 

Amps

GAS

in

(mm)

.030

 (.8)

GMAW

15-24

60-175

Argon (cfh)

.035

 (.9)

GMAW

15-27

70-185

Argon (cfh)

3/64”

(1.2 )

GMAW

20-29

125-260

Argon (cfh)

1/16”

(1.6)

GMAW

24-30

170-300

Argon (cfh)

3/32”

(2.4)

GMAW

26-31

275-400

Argon (cfh)

Diameter

Process

 

Amps

GAS

in

(mm)

 1/16”

 (1.6)

GTAW

60-80

Argon (cfh)

 3/32”

 (2.4)

GTAW

85-120

Argon (cfh)

 1/8”

 (3.2)

GTAW

190-220

Argon (cfh)

3/16”

(4.8)

GTAW

330-380

Argon (cfh)

¼”

(6.4)

GTAW

400-450

Argon (cfh)

 

 

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