The NS ARC Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 Welding Wire is a low-alloy steel, composite metal-cored electrode for gas-shielded arc welding of low-alloy and certain carbon, steels that demand outstanding tensile strengths exceeding 90 ksi. It features flat bead geometry, low fume emissions, superior mechanical properties, nearly slag-free welds, and smooth arc transfer.
Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 Metal-Cored Welding Wire
The NS ARC Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 is a remarkable metal-cored tubular welding wire of low-alloy steel composite specifically designed for metal inert gas welding of E90C-D2 H4 wire. This electrode is specifically developed for low alloy and certain carbon steels that demand outstanding tensile strengths exceeding 90 ksi and splendid CVN values, even at temperatures as low as -20°F. The core composition, consisting entirely of metallic powders, enables its usage within the GMAW process, allowing any welder to achieve superior welding results that surpass in quality.
At NS ARC, we take immense pride in manufacturing every Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 welding wire at our state-of-the-art facility located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, an ISO 9001:2015 plant. Our rigorous manufacturing processes and stringent quality control measures ensure consistency and reliability in every product. We closely monitor the production process, ensuring precise core composition, adherence to thermal treatment parameters, and consistent performance across the board.
The Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 metal-cored welding wire comes with a range of beneficial characteristics with its flat bead geometry, low fume emissions, great mechanical properties, nearly slag-free welds, and smooth arc transfer. This welding wire offers smooth feedability, ensuring a seamless welding process with virtually no spatter. With Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2, you can enjoy a wide window of operating parameters, making it adaptable to various welding conditions. This metal-cored welding wire also provides better sidewall fusion compared to solid electrodes, guaranteeing ideal weld quality.
The Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 metal-cored welding wire is an wonderful choice for handling heavy-duty welding projects that demand consistency and great feedability. It can offer better control over the welding process, resulting in more precise welds while producing a lower heat input to reduce distortion. NS ARC's Tru-Core® welding wire is engineered to promote boosts in welding quality for greater efficiency that you can trust. To learn more about what NS ARC has available, you can contact our team of welding experts for more information. Not only do we have a wide variety of different types of welding wire available, but we also have service and support options to help you through your next welding project.
100% Made in the U.S.A. with American steel to meet “Buy America” Standards.
Applications for Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 Welding Wire
Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 welding wire is best suited for the following applications:
- Agricultural Equipment
- Automotive Manufacturing
- General Fabrication
- Heavy Equipment
- Pressure Vessels
Other Industrial Applications for Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 Welding Wire
Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 metal-cored welding wire offers versatility and outstanding performance in both single and multiple pass applications, making it ideal for fillet and groove welds. It has the potential to provide unmatched welding abilities to a variety of industries and applications, including manufacturing, construction, repair of manganese-molybdenum castings, crane frames, and automotive components. Whether you are working with steel thicknesses as low as ¼” or heavy plate sections, Tru-Core® MC 90C-D2 provides a superior welding experience. It 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.