Select 90C-B3

Low Alloy / Metal Cored / Gas Shielded


Features

  • Intended for welding of 2.25% Cr – 1 Mo steels used in high temperature and pressure piping(ASTM A335), as well as pressure vessels(ASTM A387 Gr.22)
  • True, smooth spray transfer.
  • Greater tolerance for mill scale compared to solid electrodes

Standard Diameters

in (mm)
  • 0.045 (1.2)
  • 0.052 (1.3)
  • 1/16 (1.6)

Welding Positions

Flat and Horizontal

Shielding Gas

  • 98%Ar / 2%O₂
    Flow Rate: 40 – 50 CFM

Polarity

Direct Current Electrode Positive (DCEP)

Conformances

  • AWS A5.28
    • E90C-B3-H16
  • TYPICAL WELD DEPOSIT CHEMISTRY (WT%)
    Shielding Gas C Cr Cu Mn Mo Ni P S Si V
    98% Ar/2% O₂ 0.08 2.1 0.04 0.85 1.14 0.03 0.006 0.011 0.42 0.006
    Typical Mechanical Properties
    Shielding Gas Tensile Strength
    ksi (MPa)
    Yield Strength
    ksi (MPa)
    Elongation
    (%)
    WeldCondition PWHTTemp Charpy V-Notch
    -20 °F ft⋅lb (-29 °C J)
    Charpy V-Notch
    70 °F ft⋅lb (21 °C J)
    98%Ar / 2%O2 100 (690) 80 (552) 22 PWHT 1275°F for 1 hr 40 (54) 66 (89)

    Packaging (lbs (kg))

    33 (15) Spools, 60 (27.2) Coils, 500 (226.8) Round Drum, 800 (362.9) Hex Drum, 900 (408.2) Hex Drum

    *Some packaging options may not be available depending on diameter and product. Special package options may be available upon request.