NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US Copper-Free Welding Wire is a premium solid filler metal that is manufactured to provide the highest quality welds with ER79S-3 and EM13K wire. Its balance of manganese and silicon content ensures maximum deoxidation, flat bead profiles, and low-spatter welds for GMAW and MIG welding operations.
NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US Copper-Free Welding Wire
NS ARC invites all welders to elevate their welding experience with our NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US Copper-Free Welding Wire. This premium solid filler metal is engineered by our professionals to provide the highest quality welds and unparalleled user satisfaction. With a heavy focus on ER79S-3 and EM13K welding wire, the NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US offers exceptional performance and versatility in a copper-free solution.
One of the key advantages of the NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US is its unique balance of manganese and silicon content, ensuring maximum deoxidation, flat bead profiles, and low-spatter welds. This welding wire is designed to deliver outstanding results across a wide range of GMAW and MIG welding operations. Manufactured in our ISO 9001:2015 facility located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the Silver-Glide™ NS 101US copper-free welding wire meets the highest quality standards, ensuring excellent arc starts, stability, and feedability while you maintain control and achieve optimal weld outcomes.
NS ARC’s high-quality copper-free welding wire provides superior welding results for a variety of industries, including automotive, transportation, and construction, just to name a few. It features excellent feedability and moderate de-oxidizers, eliminating copper flaking and reducing spatter. This results in consistent weld appearance and easy cleanup. To learn more about our selection of NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ welding wires, or if you want to know more about our other types of welding wires, you can easily contact our team. Our welding experts can provide guidance and advice about your next welding project.
100% Made in the U.S.A. with American steel to meet “Buy America” Standards.
Applications for NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US Welding Wire
NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US welding wire is best suited for the following applications:
- Agricultural Equipment
- Automotive Manufacturing
- General Fabrication
- Pipe Welding
Other Industrial Applications for NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US
Silver-Glide™ NS 101US copper-free welding wire is an excellent choice for low carbon killed and semi-killed steel, accommodating all metal transfer modes of GMAW. Whether you're engaged in robotic, mechanized, or semi-automatic welding, this welding wire delivers exceptional performance. It excels when welding steel with mill scale, rust, or oil, making it a versatile option for single and multi-pass weldments. With a minimum tensile strength of 70,000 psi, the Silver-Glide™ 101US welding wire is particularly suitable for applications that demand strength and reliability.
Shielding Gas Blends for NS National-Arc™ Silver-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
NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ can be used in all-position welding as long as you use the correct shielding gas blends, welding process, and welding parameters.
Copper-Free Welding Wire Industry Standards
NS National-Arc™ Silver-Glide™ NS 101US meets or exceeds various industry standards including:
- AWS A5.18: ER70S-3, AWS A5.18M: ER48S-3
- AWS A5.17: EM13K
- ASME SFA-5.18: ER70S-3
- MIL-E-23765/1: MIL-70S-3
- CWB W48: B-G 49A 2 C1 S3
Copper-Free Welding Wire Storage Instructions
When storing your welding wire, it’s a good practice to maintain a moderate temperature in the storage area. It’s best to avoid storing it in areas that are subject to direct sunlight, excessive heat, or extreme cold.