NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US Copper-Coated Welding Wire is a Made-in-America premium mild steel solid filler metal designed to provide our welders with maximum weld quality and user appeal from ER70S-3 and EM13K wire. With precise control over manganese and silicon contents, this welding wire ensures flat bead profiles, optimal deoxidation, and low-spatter welds for a cleaner job.
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US Copper-Coated Welding Wire
NS ARC invites welders from all over to experience superior weld quality and consistency with the NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US Copper-Coated Welding Wire. This premium mild steel solid filler metal is specially designed for users of ER70S-3 and EM13K welding wire. With precise control over manganese and silicon contents, this welding wire ensures flat bead profiles, optimal deoxidation, and low-spatter welds for a cleaner job.
Our Copper-Glide™ NS 101US welding wire is engineered to set the standard in quality to support your GMAW and MIG welding operations, providing superior control and precision. It is proudly manufactured in our Stillwater, Oklahoma, plant, an ISO 9001:2015 facility. The ISO 9001:2015 quality standards guarantee excellence in every single aspect of the wire’s production.
Delivering unparalleled performance compared to other wires on the market, the NS ARC copper-coated welding wire offers excellent arc starts, feedability, and arc stability, minimizing spatter while exhibiting superior copper adhesion. With its moderate de-oxidizers, the welding wire offers flawless weld quality and finished appearance. Its minimal spatter feature limits the need for post-weld cleaning.
NS ARC’s NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US is the ideal copper-coated welding wire for a variety of applications, offering its reliable welding power to industries such as automotive, manufacturing, energy, and transportation. Easy to use for nearly every welder, this type of wire is excellent for tackling several different types of welding jobs, performing highly consistent and uniform welds. Its ductility along with its good compatibility for a wide range of welding equipment make it a good choice for handling heavy-duty jobs. Contact NS ARC if you’d like to know more about how our high-quality welding wire can provide you with the right support for your next welding project.
100% Made in the U.S.A. with American steel to meet “Buy America” Standards.
Applications for NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US Welding Wire
NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US 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™ 101US Welding Wire
The NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ 101US copper-coated welding wire is a versatile component that can be utilized in various applications, including welding low carbon killed and semi-killed steel. It supports all metal transfer modes of GMAW and is compatible with robotic, mechanized, and semi-automatic welding. Delivering optimized performance for every operation, the welding wire brings its quality features to light when used for welding steel with mill scale, rust, or oil as well as for single and multi-pass weldments. With its high versatility and consistent weld quality, it’s the ideal choice for use in the automotive, transportation, energy, and manufacturing industries. This type of welding wire also can be used for applications that require a minimum of 70,000 psi of tensile strength.
Shielding Gas Blends for NS National-Arc™ Copper-Glide™ NS 101US Welding Wire
For optimal performance, Copper-Glide™ NS 101US 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 101US meets or exceeds various industry standards such as:
- AWS A5.18: ER70S-3
- AWS A5.17: EM13K
- ASME SFA-A5.18: ER70S-3
- MIL-E-23765/1: MIL-70S-3
- CWB W48: B-G 49A 2 C1 S3
Copper-Coated Welding Wire Storage Instructions
In order to prevent the welding wire from losing its quality or performance, we recommend that you store the wire in a dry, enclosed environment. The original sealed package is the best choice.