1020156 - Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C Flux-Cored Welding Wire

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The Tru-Core® 0.052” FC71T-12C Flux-Cored Welding Wire in a 33lb spool ensures improved weld penetration and reduced risk of porosity, making it handy for critical applications in construction and manufacturing.

Tru-Core® 0.052” FC71T-12C Flux-Cored Welding Wire 33lb Spool

The Tru-Core® 0.052” FC71T-12C Flux-Cored Welding Wire in a 33lb spool is the ideal solution to overcoming a number of welding challenges. This is an exceptional gas-shielded, flux-cored welding wire that offers a smooth arc, minimal spatter, and superior bead geometry. It’s the right choice for welders who work with E71T-1C, E71T-9C, and E71T-12C H8 wires. It features a fast-freezing slag that promotes out-of-position results to ensure that your project achieves high-quality results.

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Applications for Tru-Core® Welding Wire

Tru-Core® flux-cored welding wire is best suited for the following applications:

  • Agricultural Equipment
  • General Fabrication
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Pipe Welding
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Structural Steel
  • Trailers

Advantages of Tru-Core® Welding Wire

Our Tru-Core® 0.052” FC71T-12C welding wire is manufactured by our experts, paying meticulous attention to details in order to deliver a wire that exceeds industry standards. Our precise thermal treatment controls the type, amount, and uniformity of surface oxides on the wire, optimizing its welding characteristics. This is the type of reliable welding wire that delivers powerful results that persevere in both strength and durability.

Shielding Gas Blends for Tru-Core® Flux-Cored Welding Wire

For shielding gas blends, Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C can be used with a variety of options, such as:

  • 100% CO2
  • Flow rate: 35-45 CFH

Whether you’re welding in vertical, horizontal, or overhead positions, the right combination of shielding gas blends, welding process, and welding parameters enables you to achieve exceptional welds with ease.

Flux-Cored Welding Wire Industry Standards

Tru-Core® meets or exceeds several specifications, including:

  • AWS A5.20: E71T-1C H8, E71T-1C H8, E71T-9C H8, E71T-12C H8
  • ASME SFA-A5.20: E71T-1C H8, E71T-9C H8, E71T-12C H8

Flux-Cored Welding Wire Storage Instructions

In order to properly enjoy the full welding power of NS ARC's Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C, we recommend that you store the wire in a dry, enclosed environment in its originally sealed package. This can help prolong the service life of the welding wire and keep your welds at optimal strength.

Technical Info

Technical Specs

  • Tier: National-Arc
  • Branding: Tru-Core
  • Class: Cored
  • Alloy: FC71T-12C
  • Finish: FC
  • Wire Diameter: 0.052
  • Package Type: Spool
  • Package Size: 33
  • Application: MIG
  • Product Length (inches): 11.75
  • Product Width (inches): 11.75
  • Product Height (inches): 4
  • Pkgs per Pallet: 72
  • Pallet LBS: 2376
  • AWS: E71T-1C, E71T-9C, E71T-12C H8
*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.