1021553 - Alumi Glide® 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire

Product Quick Specs

Wire Diameter:
0.062 (1/16)
Package Size:
Package Type:
Spool Plastic

With the robust strength and high-quality excellence of our Alumi Glide® 0.0625” 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire in a 20lb plastic spool, you’ll be able to achieve reliable welds for various welding applications.

Alumi Glide® 0.0625” 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire 20lb Plastic Spool

The high-quality Alumi Glide® 0.0625” 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire in a 20lb Plastic Spool is a tough filler metal that consists of 5% magnesium, which helps enhance the aluminum’s natural resistance to corrosion. This type of welding wire produces slightly higher strength than 5356. It’s best suited for joining various aluminum alloys, including 5XXX series alloys like 5083 and 5086, as well as 6XXX series alloys such as 6061 and 6063.

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Applications for Alumi Glide® Welding Wire

Alumi Glide® aluminum welding wire is best suited for the following applications:

  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Auto Body
  • Automotive Exhaust
  • General Fabrication
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Pipe Welding
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Railcars
  • Shipbuilding
  • Structures
  • Trailers
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Advantages of Alumi Glide® Welding Wire

The Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire provides the reliable strength required to deliver unmatched results for some of the most demanding welding operations. The wire features controlled chemistry that helps reduce the chance of hot cracking to minimize the risk of weld failures. It exhibits smooth feedability, ductility, and high strength-to-weight ratio that contribute to the strength of the weld.

Shielding Gas Blends for Alumi Glide® 5556 Welding Wire

When using the following shielding gas blends, optimal results can be acquired with Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire:

  • 100% Argon
  • Argon/Helium Mixtures

This versatile TIG/MIG welding wire can be used in all positions. Factors such as appropriate shielding gas usage, settings, and arc transfer modes are required for welding.

Aluminum Welding Wire Industry Standards

Alumi Glide® meets or exceeds several industry specifications, including:

  • AWS A5.10 classification ER5556, R5556
  • CWB A5.10
  • ISO 9001:2015

Aluminum Welding Wire Storage Instructions

To ensure the longevity of and quality of this welding wire, we suggest that you store it properly, usually in a dry environment to prevent moisture absorption. Avoid storing it in areas prone to high humidity or moisture.

Technical Info

Technical Specs

  • Tier: National-Arc
  • Branding: Alumi Glide
  • Class: Aluminum
  • Alloy: 5556
  • Finish: ALM
  • Wire Diameter: 0.062 (1/16)
  • Package Type: Spool Plastic
  • Package Size: 20
  • Application: MIG
  • Product Length (inches): 0
  • Product Width (inches): 0
  • Product Height (inches): 0
  • Pkgs per Pallet: 0
  • Pallet LBS: 0
  • AWS: ER5556
*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.