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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, 3YSA H10, BV, SA3YM H10, CE, EN 13479, CWB, E491T-8-H16, DB, 42.039.35, DNV, III YMS H10, GL, 3YS, LR, 3YS H10, NAKS/HAKC, 1.6MM, 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-