Shield-Bright 309L


Shield-Bright 309L

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Shield-Bright 309L is a rutile cored wire designed for the all-positional welding, except vertical down, of stainless steels to carbon or low alloy steels and for the first layer cladding of carbon and low alloy steels with 15% Ar - 25% CO2 or CO2 shielding gas.

Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

Impact Value Testing Temperature
as welded c1 shielding gas
55 J -29 degC
18 J -196 degC

Typical Tensile Properties

Condition As Welded As Welded
Shielding Gas M21 Shielding Gas C1 Shielding gas
Tensile Strength 559 MPa 543 MPa
Yield Strength 377 MPa 368 MPa
Elongation 39 % 44 %

Deposition Data

Current 130-220 A
Deposition Rate 1.9-4.6 kg/h
Diameter 1.2 mm
Voltage 24-29 V
Wire Feed Speed 5.8-14.4 m/min


Weld Metal SFA/AWS A5.22 : E309LT1-4
SFA/AWS A5.22 : E309LT1-1
KS D 3612 : YF-309LC
EN ISO 17633-A : T 23 12 L P C1 2
EN ISO 17633-A : T 23 12 L P M21 2
JIS Z 3323 : YF-309LC


Approvals ABS E309LT1-1 (C1)
ABS E309LT1-4 (M21)
BV 309L (C1)
BV SA 309L (M21)
CCS 309L (C1)
CE EN 13479
CWB E 309LT1-1 (C1)
CWB E 309LT1-4 (M21)
ClassNK KW309LG(C)
DNV-GL VL 309L (M21)
KR RW309LG(C) (C1)
LR SS/CMn (C1 & M21)
VdTÜV 04833 (M20,M21)
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type C Cr Ni
Welding Current DC+

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %
C Cr Mn Ni P S Si
C1 Shielding Gas
0.029 % - - - 0.024 % 0.007 % -
C1 Shielding gas
- 23.1 % - 12.4 % - - -
C1 shielding gas
- - 1.10 % - - - 0.80 %
M21 Shielding Gas
0.030 % 23.5 % 1.30 % 12.5 % 0.024 % 0.007 % 0.90 %

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Part Numbers and Accessories

Part Numbers : Shield-Bright 309L
Shield-Bright 309L 1.2mm 16kg 35CA129840
Shield-Bright 309L 1.2mm15kgVP 35CA12982V
Shield-Bright 309L 1.2mm4x5kg 35CA12560V