1021399 - Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire

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The Tru-Core® 0.045” FC71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire, in a 500lb drum, offers reduced equipment requirements, making it a cost-effective choice for smaller welding businesses.

Tru-Core® 0.045” FC71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire 500lb Drum

The Tru-Core® FC71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire, now available in a convenient 500lb drum, is a testament to precision engineering and unparalleled welding prowess. Tailored for professionals in pursuit of superior results, this welding wire is poised to redefine standards across diverse industries. It promotes an exceptionally smooth stable arc transfer that ensures precise control and maneuverability, while the low spatter levels contribute to a cleaner work environment.

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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

Standing out with a minimum tensile strength of 70,000 psi, the Tru-Core® FC71T-12M welding wire delivers unmatched performance in both single- and multiple-pass welding projects. Its unique composition, coupled with advanced flux technology, positions it as the ideal choice for all-position welding of carbon steel and select low alloy steels. Whether navigating the intricacies of 10-gauge sheet metal or tackling heavy plate sections, Tru-Core® FC71T-12M consistently delivers exceptional results, providing the strength and precision essential for demanding projects.

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

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

  • 75-80% Argon/Balance CO2
  • Flow rate: 35-45 CFH

Optimizing the power of your welding wire is incredibly simple. Regardless of the welding position you’re working in, using the correct shielding gas blends, welding process, and welding parameters unlocks the full potential of Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M, allowing you to achieve exceptional welds effortlessly.

Flux-Cored Welding Wire Industry Standards

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

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

Flux-Cored Welding Wire Storage Instructions

Proper storage is essential for preserving the quality of your welding wire. We recommend storing Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M in a dry, enclosed environment, preferably in its originally sealed package. By following these storage guidelines, you can ensure that your welding wire remains in optimal condition, ready for your next welding project.

Technical Info

Technical Specs

  • Tier: National-Arc
  • Branding: Tru-Core
  • Class: Cored
  • Alloy: FC71T-12M
  • Finish: FC
  • Wire Diameter: 0.045
  • Package Type: Drum
  • Package Size: 500
  • Application: MIG
  • Product Length (inches): 20.4
  • Product Width (inches): 20.4
  • Product Height (inches): 31.25
  • Pkgs per Pallet: 4
  • Pallet LBS: 2000
  • AWS: E71T-1M, E71T-9M, E71T-12M H8
*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.