AWS/SFA 5.1: E7016 IS: EB5224H3X BS: E 5144B24 (H), DIN: 5144B1026
An extruded, heavy coated, hydrogen-controlled electrode.
Wieldable in all positions except vertical down. Welding technique including arc striking/restricting calls for practical experience for best result. The bead appearance is fine with uniform ripples and the slag is compact, thick and easily detachable.
For radiographic quality welding of highly stressed joints in steel structures, heavyduty boilers and pressure vessels, railway wagons, coaches and trailers etc.
•Also for maintenance welding/surfacing of cast steel/fine grained/heat treated steel and wrought steel.
•Excellent for welding of higher carbon and higher sulphur steel which are susceptible to hydrogen induced cracking. •Recommended for welding steels of unknown composition.