The Alumi Glide® 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire is a filler metal that contains 5% magnesium, which helps to enhance the strength and corrosion resistance of the weld joint. It produces slightly higher strength than 5356 and 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.
Alumi Glide® 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire
The Alumi Glide® 5556 Aluminum Welding Wire from NS ARC is the ultimate choice for welders who are looking for exceptional performance, versatility, and superior weld results. Featuring numerous advantages, this aluminum welding wire delivers welds with fantastic strength and unmatched durability. The alloy composition within this wire enhances its tensile strength and impact resistance so that the resulting welds can withstand the most demanding applications. Whether your project involves structural components, automotive parts, or construction equipment, the Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire provides the reliable strength needed.
Aluminum’s natural corrosion resistance is further enhanced in the Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire. This welding wire excels in protecting your welds against corrosion, especially in harsh environments that are constantly exposed to water, chemicals, and other corrosive elements. It also exhibits crack resistance to minimize the risk of weld failures. The welding wire’s controlled chemistry reduces the likelihood of cracks while maintaining superior weld integrity.
The Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire from NS ARC is one of the most reliable welding wires on the market, exhibiting smooth feedability, strength, and durability. Welders can achieve solid and reliable results with confidence as our wire exceeds their expectations and industry standards. Contact our team of experts to learn more about how our welding wire, both aluminum and other types, can provide you with the much needed strength for your next welding project. Our team is also available to offer guidance and support, allowing you to complete the next job with confidence.
Applications for Alumi Glide® 5556 Welding Wire
Alumi Glide® 5556 welding wire is best suited for the following applications:
- Agricultural Equipment
- Automotive Manufacturing
- General Fabrication
- Heavy Equipment
- Pipe Welding
- Pressure Vessels
Other Industrial Applications for Alumi Glide® 5556 Welding Wire
The Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire is the preferred choice for welding professionals due to its consistent performance, weld quality, and strength, making it the top selection for those who demand the best for their welding jobs. As a general-purpose welding wire, this aluminum wire is suitable for both GTAW/TIG and GMAW/GMAW-P welding operations. Its arc stability and feedability ensure smooth and precise welding with minimal disruptions and interruptions. This allows our welders to maintain their focus and get the job done productively. Both skilled and new welders within the automotive, transportation, construction, and manufacturing industries can greatly benefit from the reliability and strength of the Alumi Glide® 5556 aluminum welding wire.
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.