NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 Welding Wire is a premium copper-coated mild steel solid filler metal designed to extract maximum weld quality and user appeal from ER70S-3 wire. Careful attention to the manganese and silicon contents assures maximum deoxidation, flat bead profiles, and low-spatter welds.
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 Copper-Coated Welding Wire
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 is the premium copper-coated mild steel solid filler metal that provides maximum weld quality and consistency for users of ER70S-3 and EM13K welding wire. With careful attention to the manganese and silicon contents, this welding wire assures maximum deoxidation, flat bead profiles, and low-spatter welds.
Our Copper-Glide™ NS 101 welding wire supports your GMAW and MIG welding operations. Moreover, it is manufactured in our Stillwater, Oklahoma, plant, an ISO 9001:2015 facility. ISO 9001:2015 quality standards guarantee excellence in every aspect of its production.
In terms of performance, this welding wire boasts superior arc starts, arc stability, and feedability, as well as minimal spatter and superior copper adhesion. It also has moderate de-oxidizers that ensure flawless weld results and appearance with minimal post-weld cleaning.
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 is an ideal copper-coated welding wire for welding pipe, structural welding, and welding components. Contact one of our experts today to learn more about how our copper-coated welding wire solutions can benefit your business and match your specific application.
Applications for NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ 101 Welding Wire
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 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 NS ARC NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 Welding Wire
Copper-Glide™ NS 101 copper-coated welding wire is well-suited for various applications such as welding low carbon killed and semi-killed steel. It utilizes all metal transfer modes of GMAW as well as robotic, mechanized or semi-automatic welding. Designed for optimized performance, the welding wire can also be used for welding steel with mill scale, rust or oil as well as for single and multi-pass weldments. Ideal for the automotive, transportation, energy, and manufacturing industries as well as applications requiring a minimum 70,000 psi tensile strength, this welding wire provides high versatility with consistent weld quality to match.
Shielding Gas Blends for NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 Welding Wire
For optimal performance, Copper-Glide™ NS 101 requires specific shielding gas blends such as:
- 100% CO2
- 75-95% Argon/Balance CO2
- 95-98% Argon/Balance O2
- Flow rate of 35-50 CFH
It is also compatible with all-position welding, provided that the correct shielding gas blends, welding process, and welding parameters are used.
Copper-Coated Welding Wire Industry Standards
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101 meets or exceeds various industry standards such as:
- AWS A5.18/A5.18M: ER70S-3
- AWS A5.17: EM13K
- ASME SFA-A5.18: ER70S-3
- CWB W48: B-G 49A 2 C1 S3
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Copper-Coated Welding Wire Storage Instructions
Welding wire should be stored in a dry, enclosed environment and in its originally sealed package. This ensures that the welding wire maintains its quality and performance over time.