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

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Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C Welding Wire is a flux-cored, gas-shielded, all-position electrode designed specifically for use with 100% CO2 shielding gas. It is intended for single- and multiple-pass applications, for both in-position and out-of-position welding. The metal transfer in the arc is small-droplet in nature, resulting in a smoother arc and lower spatter levels when compared with other E71T-9C and -12C electrodes.

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

For the optimized solution in welding that any welder can trust, we offer the Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C flux-cored welding wire. Whether you're welding in-position or out-of-position using E71T-1C H8, E71T-9C H8, and E71T-12C H8 wire, this welding wire ensures a smooth arc, minimal spatter, and superior bead geometry. Our welding wire offers a host of exceptional characteristics that set it apart from the competition. The fast-freezing slag promotes out-of-position results, ensuring your projects meet the highest standards. Removing slag is effortless, and the smooth, spray-like arc transfer enhances the overall welding experience.

This high-quality welding wire is manufactured at our Stillwater, Oklahoma, plant, an ISO 9001:2015 facility, which guarantees superior quality and performance within our products. With its outstanding feedability and beneficial mechanical properties, Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C empowers you to achieve precise and reliable welds.

Manufactured with meticulous attention to detail, Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C benefits from patented forming, feeding, and drawing equipment. This ensures a consistent strip-to-core ratio, providing you with reliable and uniform performance. Precise thermal treatment controls the type, amount, and uniformity of surface oxides on the wire, optimizing its welding characteristics. Additionally, Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C maintains consistent diffusible hydrogen levels, giving you peace of mind knowing that your welds are secure.

Start working with confidence and elevate your welding capabilities with the Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C flux-cored welding wire. With this high-quality welding wire in hand, any welder will be able to experience the unmatched performance, reliability, and versatility that Tru-Core® delivers. Take some time to contact one of our experts, and we can tell you more about our line of flux-cored welding wire along with our wide selection of other welding wire. Our experts can also help guide you through your latest project. Together, we can work to elevate your welding projects to extraordinary heights.

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Applications for Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C Welding Wire

Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C welding wire is best suited for the following applications:

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

Other Industrial Applications for Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C

Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C can lend its unbeatable welding power to a wide range of applications, making it a versatile choice for professionals. It is ideal for welding various carbon steels and certain low-alloy steels. Suitable for the construction to manufacturing to transportation industries, this welding wire handles a broad range of thicknesses, from 10-gauge sheet metal to heavy plate sections. When you require all-position welding capability, stable arc characteristics, and superior mechanical properties, trust Tru-Core® FC 71T-12C to get the job done right.

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.

*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.