1020160 - Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 Metal-Cored Welding Wire

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The Tru-Core® 0.045” MC90C-D2 Metal-Cored Welding Wire on a 33lb Spool features flat bead geometry, low fume emissions, superior mechanical properties, nearly slag-free welds, and smooth arc transfer.

Tru-Core® 0.045” MC90C-D2 Metal-Cored Welding Wire 33lb Spool

The Tru-Core® 0.045” MC90C-D2 Metal-Cored Welding Wire on a 33lb Spool comes with a range of beneficial characteristics, including its flat bead geometry, low fume emissions, great mechanical properties, nearly slag-free welds, and smooth arc transfer. Specifically developed for low alloy and certain carbon steels, this wire excels at delivering optimal results for applications that demand outstanding tensile strengths exceeding 90 ksi and splendid CVN values, even at temperatures as low as -20°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

The Tru-Core® 0.045” MC90C-D2 metal-cored welding wire is the best choice for handling heavy-duty welding projects that require our level of strength and control. Its great feedability, smooth arc transfer, and higher deposition rates contribute to an increase in productivity without sacrificing any of the resulting weld’s quality. This type of wire is particularly suitable for welding grades such as ASTM A302, high-strength, low alloy pressure vessel steels, and manganese-molybdenum castings like ASTM A49, A291, and A735.

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

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

  • 95-98% Argon/Balance O2
  • 75-95% Argon/Balance CO2
  • Flow rate: 40-55 CFH

To maximize the performance of Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2, it is essential to utilize the recommended shielding gas blends, adhere to the appropriate welding process, and make necessary adjustments to welding parameters. By finding the perfect combination, you can achieve exceptional welds in all positions.

Metal-Cored Welding Wire Industry Standards

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

  • AWS A5.28/A5.28M: E90C-D2 H4
  • ASME SFA-A5.28: E90C-D2 H4

Metal-Cored Welding Wire Storage Instructions

We understand the importance of consistent performance in your welding projects, which is why we emphasize the significance of proper storage. Maintain the integrity and longevity of your welding wire by storing it in a dry and enclosed environment, ensuring it remains sealed in its original package. This straightforward practice guarantees consistent and reliable performance throughout your welding endeavors.

Technical Info

Technical Specs

  • Tier: National-Arc
  • Branding: Tru-Core
  • Class: Cored
  • Alloy: MC90C-D2
  • Finish: MC
  • Wire Diameter: 0.045
  • Package Type: Spool
  • Package Size: 33
  • Application: MIG
  • Product Length (inches): 11.75
  • Product Width (inches): 11.75
  • Product Height (inches): 4
  • Pkgs per Pallet: 72
  • Pallet LBS: 2376
  • AWS: E90C-D2 H4
*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.