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

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Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M Welding Wire is a flux-cored, gas-shielded, all-position electrode, designed specifically for use with gas mixtures from 75% to 80% Ar/CO2. It is intended for single- and multiple-pass applications for both in-position and out-of-position welding.

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

The Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M flux-cored welding wire is a gas-shielded, all-position welding consumable that is designed for users of E71T-1M H8, E71T-9M H8, and E71T-12M H8 wire. With its small-droplet arc transfer, minimal spatter, and fast-freezing slag, this welding wire ensures excellent bead appearance and promotes uniform, flat bead shapes in all positions.

At NS ARC, we take pride in our manufacturing advantages from our plant located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, an ISO 9001:2015 facility. Our patented forming, feeding, and drawing equipment guarantee consistent strip-to-core ratio, ensuring optimal performance with every weld. Precise thermal treatment controls the type, amount, and uniformity of surface oxides on the wire, resulting in superior welding performance. Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M maintains consistent diffusible hydrogen levels, giving you peace of mind and confidence in the quality of your welds.

Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M flux-cored welding wire stands out with its unmatched product features. Slag removal is effortless, and the smooth, spray-like arc transfer enhances welding efficiency. With smooth feedability and remarkable mechanical properties, Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M empowers you to produce precise and reliable welds. The fast-freezing slag enables out-of-position welding results. Additionally, microalloying of the weld metal enhances CVN impact values, ensuring superior performance at lower temperatures.

Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M flux-cored welding wire is a high-quality welding consumable that effectively elevates your welding experience to new heights. Any of our welders can trust in its unparalleled characteristics, superior manufacturing advantages, and wide range of applications to deliver outstanding results time and time again. Contact our team of experts to learn more about our selection of flux-cored welding wire as well as all of our other types of wire. We can also provide you with guidance and support so that you can easily unlock the true potential of your welding projects.

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

Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M 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-12M

Versatility is a hallmark of Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M flux-cored welding wire. It can be used for welding most carbon steels and certain low alloy steels. Additionally, whether you’re performing single or multiple pass applications, in-position or out-of-position welding, this welding wire delivers outstanding results. From manufacturing to construction to transportation, this flux-cored welding wire handles a broad range of industries that deal with various thicknesses, from 10-gauge sheet metal to heavy plate sections. When you require a welding wire that delivers exceptional performance with consistent uniformity, trust Tru-Core® FC 71T-12M to exceed your expectations.

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.

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