1021677 - Alumi Glide® 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire

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The Alumi Glide® 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire with a 0.035” diameter in a 1lb plastic spool offers convenience and precision for smaller welding tasks. It offers unbeatable versatility and high strength for various jobs.

Alumi Glide® 0.035” 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire 1lb Plastic Spool

The Alumi Glide® 0.035” 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire in a 1lb Plastic Spool contains 5% magnesium, and this composition gives this filler metal the enhanced strength and corrosion resistance to create a reliable weld joint. Offering slightly higher strength than 5356 wire, this type of welding wire is commonly used 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 is the best choice for welders who need exceptional performance, versatility, and weld results. Its unique alloy composition enhances its tensile strength and impact resistance to create welds that can withstand heavy-duty and demanding applications. This filler metal also exhibits crack resistance to minimize the risk of weld failures.

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: 0.035
  • Package Type: Spool Plastic
  • Package Size: 1
  • 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.