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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

No shielding gas As welded
Elongation Tensile Strength Yield Strength
26 % 552 MPa 457 MPa

Charpy V-Notch Properties

No shielding gas As welded
Impact Value Testing Temperature
75 J -20 °C
63 J -29 °C

Weld Metal Analysis

No shielding gas
0.45 %0.17 %0.12 %0.50 %

Approvals: ABS; 2YSA H10; BV; S2YM HH; CE; EN 13479; CWB; E491T-8-H8; DB; 42.039.35; DNV; II YMS(H10); GL; 3YS; LR; 3YS H10; NAKS/HAKC; 1.6 mm; VdTÜV; 10019
Classifications: SFA/AWS A5.20; E71T-8; Weld Metal; EN ISO 17632-A; T 42 2 Y N 2; Weld Metal

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

Alloy Type: C Mn
Welding Current: DC-