1021700 - Tru-Core® MC 80C-Ni1 Metal-Cored Welding Wire

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Tru-Core® MC80C-Ni1 is a low-alloy steel, composite metal-cored electrode for low-alloy and certain carbon steels requiring tensile strengths in excess of 80 ksi and good CVN values at temperatures as low as -50°F.

Tru-Core® 0.045” MC80C-Ni1 Metal-Cored Welding Wire 500lb Drum

The Tru-Core® 0.045” MC80C-Ni1 in a 500lb drum is an exceptional metal-cored welding wire engineered for superior performance in gas-shielded arc welding. This tubular welding wire is a low alloy steel composite consumable designed to meet the demands of users requiring exceptional tensile strengths exceeding 80 ksi and excellent CVN values, even in temperatures as low as -50°F.

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Applications for Tru-Core® Welding Wire

Tru-Core® metal-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

Our welding wire features flat bead geometry, smooth arc transfer, and nearly slag-free welds that contribute to the wire's outstanding characteristics, ensuring a hassle-free welding process with easy clean-up. It excels in both single and multiple pass applications and is very well suited for fillet and groove welds.

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

Typical application shielding gas blends for our Tru-Core® metal-cored welding wire include:

  • 95-99% Argon/Balance O2
  • 75-95% Argon/Balance CO2
  • Flow rate: 35-45 CFH

In order to experience optimal performance from the welding wire, you should use these recommended shielding gas blend while also following the correct welding process and adjusting welding parameters accordingly. When using the right combination of gas blends, you can easily achieve welds in all positions.

Metal-Cored Welding Wire Industry Standards

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

  • AWS A5.28: E80C-Ni1 H4
  • ASME SFA-A5.28: E80C-Ni1 H4

Metal-Cored Welding Wire Storage Instructions

Preserving the integrity and longevity of your welding wire is simple when you store it in a dry, enclosed environment and keep it sealed in its original package. By following this very simple practice, it can help ensure consistent performance throughout your welding projects.

Technical Info

Technical Specs

  • Tier: National-Arc
  • Branding: Tru-Core
  • Class: Cored
  • Alloy: MC 80CNi1
  • Finish: MC
  • 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: E80C-Ni1 H4
*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.