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Coreshield 8

Coreshield 8

Coreshield 8 is a self-shielded flux cored wire designed to weld critical structural applications while maintaining excellent arc characteristics and high welder appeal using DCEN polarity. Coreshield 8 is tested and certified to meet the new AWS D designation requirements, making this self-shielded wire an excellent choice for demand critical welds when the AWS D1.8 Seismic Supplement is utilized

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Typical Tensile Properties

Condition Elongation Tensile Strength Yield Strength
As Welded 24 % 82 ksi 67 ksi

Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

Condition Impact Value Testing Temperature
As Welded 30 ft-lb -20 °F
As Welded 65 ft-lb 40 °F

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

0.010 %0.44 %0.003 %0.19 %0.15 %0.51 %

Approvals: DB; Seismic Certified "D"; BV; LR; DNV-GL; ABS; CWB; CSA W48 E491T-8-H8
Classifications: ASME SFA 5.36; ASME SFA 5.20; AWS A5.36; E71T8-A2-CS3-H8; AWS A5.20; E71T-8 JD-H8

Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Alloy Type: C Mn
Welding Current: DC-

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