1010916 - Viking™ S-6 Copper-Coated Welding Wire

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The Viking™ 0.035” ER70S-6 Copper-Coated Welding Wire in a 550lb drum can help you tackle extensive welding tasks effortlessly. This welding wire excels in all-position welding, providing consistent results on surfaces with mill scale, rust, or oil.

Viking™ 0.035” Copper-Coated Welding Wire 550lb Drum

The Viking™ 0.035” Copper-Coated Welding Wire, now available in a solid and robust 550lb drum, is crafted for precision and reliability. This welding wire is more than just a tool – it's a symbol of excellence in MIG welding. The copper-coated exterior is not just a feature; it's a commitment to superior electrical conductivity, ensuring a stable and controlled welding arc for unmatched precision. Viking™ stands out in its category not just for its size but for its versatility – the 0.035” diameter makes it the ideal choice for a wide range of applications, from intricate fabrication tasks to structural welding in industrial settings.

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Applications for Viking™ Welding Wire

Viking™ copper-coated welding wire is best suited for the following applications:

  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Auto Body
  • Automotive Exhaust
  • General Fabrication
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Pipe Welding
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Railcars
  • Shipbuilding
  • Structures
  • Trailers

Advantages of Viking™ Welding Wire

The Viking™ copper-coated welding wire offers its ability to deliver controlled and efficient heat transfer during welding. This feature is a game-changer, preventing overheating and maintaining a stable temperature throughout the welding process. This results in a seamless welding experience that not only enhances precision but also ensures the longevity of the welding wire. The 0.035” diameter of the wire adds to its versatility, allowing it to tackle a wide range of projects with ease, from structural welding to automotive applications.

Shielding Gas Blends for Viking™ Welding Wire

When it comes to shielding gas blends, Viking™ can be used with a variety of options, such as:

  • 100% CO2
  • 75-95% Argon/Balance CO2
  • 95-98% Argon/Balance O2
  • Flow rate of 35-50 CFH

All-position welding is possible with Viking™ as long as the correct shielding gas blends, welding process, and welding parameters are used.

Viking™ Welding Wire Industry Standards

Viking™ copper-coated welding wire meets or exceeds several specifications, including:

  • AWS A5.18, ASME SFA-A5.18: ER70S-6
  • CWB W48: B-G 49A 3 C1 S6

Viking™ Welding Wire Storage Instructions

Store the welding wire in a clean and dry environment to prevent moisture absorption, which can lead to rust and overall wire quality degradation. We recommend keeping the wire in its original sealed package until it’s ready for use.

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Technical Info

Technical Specs

  • Tier: Viking™
  • Branding: Viking
  • Class: Viking
  • Alloy: S-6
  • Finish: CU
  • Wire Diameter: 0.035
  • Package Type: Drum
  • Package Size: 550
  • Application: MIG
  • Product Length (inches): 21
  • Product Width (inches): 21
  • Product Height (inches): 32
  • Pkgs per Pallet: 2
  • Pallet LBS: 1100
  • AWS: ER70S-6
*Please see product SDS sheet for complete storage & handling instructions.