Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M Flux-Cored Welding Wire

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Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M Welding Wire is a low-alloy steel electrode for gas-shielded, flux-cored arc welding of those carbon and low alloy steels requiring a minimum tensile strength of 80 ksi and good CVN values at temperatures of -40°F and lower. Its arc transfer operates in a smooth, small droplet mode, ensuring minimal spatter residue.

Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M Flux-Cored Welding Wire

As the leading manufacturer of welding wire, NS ARC takes pride in our Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M Welding Wire, a remarkable low-alloy steel electrode designed for gas-shielded, flux-cored arc welding for E81T1-Ni1M H8 applications. Engineered to meet the specific requirements of carbon and low-alloy steels with a minimum tensile strength of 80 ksi and excellent CVN values at temperatures as low as -40°F, this electrode delivers exceptional performance and reliable results.

Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M is the perfect choice for welding in all positions, whether it’s single- or multiple-pass welds. This welding wire ensures a smooth, small droplet arc transfer in order to effectively minimize spatter residue for a cleaner weld. The fast-freezing slag system allows for welding in various positions while promoting optimal flow and wetting properties, resulting in outstanding bead geometry and tie-in, even in horizontal fillets.

All of NS ARC's Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M flux-cored welding wire is proudly produced at our state-of-the-art facility located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, an ISO 9001:2015 plant. Our stringent manufacturing processes and quality control measures ensure consistent strip-to-core ratios, precise thermal treatment for controlled surface oxide properties, and consistent diffusible hydrogen levels. With NS ARC, you can trust in the reliability and performance of our welding wires.

Our welders can start experiencing a range of exceptional characteristics with NS ARC's Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M flux-cored welding wire. Its excellent mechanical properties come with a variety of benefits, including superior bead geometry, smooth arc transfer, fast-freezing slag system, good low-temperature CVN properties, and virtually no spatter. Additionally, this welding wire offers smooth feedability, ensuring a hassle-free welding process. Its sidewall fusion capabilities surpass those of solid electrodes, guaranteeing exceptional weld quality. This unparalleled welding wire stands out among the rest in this industry. To learn more about it and the many other types of welding wires we have available, contact our team of experts for more information, tips, advice, and guidance for your next welding project.

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Applications for Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M Welding Wire

Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M 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 81T-Ni1M Welding Wire

NS ARC's Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M’s potential isn’t just limited to a few applications. It provides its welding power to a variety of industries, including energy, manufacturing, construction, automotive, and transportation, just to name a few. Additionally, it works exceptionally well with earthmoving equipment, mining machinery, and power generation equipment. Whether you require excellent welder appeal or the ability to weld on plate thicknesses ranging from ¼” to heavy sections, Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M flux-cored welding wire delivers exceptional results.

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

For shielding gas blends, Tru-Core® FC 81T-Ni1M can be used with a variety of options, such as:

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

In order to fully ensure optimal performance, we recommend that you use these shielding gas blends, follow the correct welding process, and adjust welding parameters accordingly. With the right combination, you can achieve outstanding welds in all positions.

Flux-Cored Welding Wire Industry Standards

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

  • AWS A5.29: E81T1-Ni1M H8
  • ASME SFA-A5.29: E81T1-Ni1M H8

Flux-Cored Welding Wire Storage Instructions

When it comes to storage, preserve the integrity and longevity of your welding wire by storing it in a dry, enclosed environment and keeping it sealed in its original package. This simple practice ensures consistent performance throughout your welding projects.

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