Satin Glide® 308LHS Stainless-Steel Welding Wire is a filler metal that is typically used for welding equipment and components made with 304-type stainless steel. It is manufactured with higher silicon content, which is designed to improve the wetting of the material, offering potentially higher travel speeds. The proprietary lubricant that is embedded within the wire enhances its performance for a smooth and hassle-free welding operation.
Satin Glide® 308LHS Stainless-Steel Welding Wire
NS ARC’s Satin Glide® 308LHS Stainless-Steel Welding Wire is a reliable filler metal that is typically used for welding equipment and components made with 304-type stainless steel. This type of welding wire is manufactured with higher silicon content, which is designed to improve the wetting of the material, offering potentially higher travel speeds.
One of the main features of our Satin Glide® is its unique surface finish. This welding wire creates a satiny finish that adds to the overall aesthetic appeal of the weld through meticulous drawing, cleaning, and finishing processes. The proprietary lubricant that is embedded within the wire enhances its performance as well, making sure that our welders experience a smooth and hassle-free welding operation.
By using our Satin Glide® 308LHS stainless-steel welding wire, welders can ensure that the resulting welds exhibit exceptional resistance to rust, oxidation, and chemical corrosion. Offering a balance of strength and ductility, this welding wire is excellent for applications that require robust welds. The welds created using this welding wire exhibit good tensile strength, enabling them to withstand heavy loads and structural stresses. Additionally, our wire provides ideal elongation and impact resistance, ensuring that the welds can endure dynamic forces without cracking or fracturing.
Welders can greatly benefit from our Satin Glide® 308LHS stainless-steel welding wire as it offers numerous benefits for welding stainless-steel alloys. Its remarkable corrosion resistance, compatibility with stainless-steel materials, high-strength, ductility, and easy weldability make it valuable option for various applications. By utilizing our welding wire, welders can achieve strong and durable welds that meet the stringent requirements of stainless-steel fabrication. For more information on which stainless-steel welding wire is best suited for your project, contact our team of experts today.
Applications for Satin Glide® 308LHS Welding Wire
Satin Glide® 308LHS stainless-steel 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 Satin Glide® 308LHS Welding Wire
The Satin Glide® 308LHS stainless-steel welding wire from NS ARC commonly finds itself in a wide range of industries and applications, including the automotive, construction, and manufacturing. Built with versatility in mind, this welding wire can be used for all metal transfer modes of GMAW along with robotic, mechanized, and semi-automatic welding. It excels in single and multi-pass weldments, bringing greater adaptability to your projects. Additionally, our Satin Glide® is very effective for dissimilar base metal welding for joining a combination of different materials with ease.
Shielding Gas Blends for Satin Glide® Welding Wire
When it comes to shielding gas blends, Satin Glide® can be used with a variety of options, such as:
- Short Circuit Transfer: 90% Helium, 7-1/2% Argon, 2-1/2% CO2
- Spray Transfer: 95-98% Argon, 2-5% CO2
- Spray Transfer: 98-99% Argon, 1-2% O2
- Flow rate: 35-50 CFH
All-position welding is possible with Satin Glide® as long as the correct shielding gas blends, welding process, and welding parameters are used.
Stainless-Steel Welding Wire Industry Standards
Satin Glide® meets or exceeds several specifications, including:
- AWS A5.9/A5.9M: ER308Si, ER308LSi
- ASME SFA-A5.9: ER308Si, ER308LSi
- ASME Section III Nuclear requirements
Stainless-Steel Welding Wire Storage Instructions
Keep the location in which you store the welding wire both clean and organized. Use racks or storage bins to keep the wire neatly protected. If possible, store the wire off the ground to avoid contact with moisture and any potential contaminants.