1021401 - Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire

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0.062 (1/16)
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The Tru-Core® 0.062” FC71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire in a 500lb drum is the efficient choice for welding on large projects, providing superior penetration for thicker materials.

Tru-Core® 0.062” FC71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire 500lb Drum

The Tru-Core® 0.062” FC71T-12M Flux-Cored Welding Wire, presented in a convenient 500lb Drum, is crafted with precision and features unparalleled characteristics. Its increased efficiency with a higher deposition rate than solid wire allows for quicker welding and coverage of larger areas, making it ideal for robotic and automated applications. This wire's stability and superior penetration contribute to improved weld quality, providing stronger and more durable welds.

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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

Designed for professionals seeking exceptional results, the Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M welding wire excels in a variety of applications across industries. Boasting a minimum tensile strength of 70,000 psi, this welding wire ensures unparalleled performance, whether engaged in single- or multiple-pass welding projects. The wire's unique composition and flux material within its core make it the ideal choice for all-position welding of carbon steel and select low alloy steels, providing outstanding results in both 10-gauge sheet metal and heavy plate sections.

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: 0.062 (1/16)
  • 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.