Bostrand LW1 is a general purpose mild steel copper coated MAG wire. De-oxidised with manganese and silicon, it produces quality welds with excellent radiographic and mechanical properties. Bostrand LW1 is ideal for welding most mild and carbon-manganese steels e.g. Lloyd's grade A to EH.
Typical Tensile Properties
|Condition||As Welded||As Welded||Stress Relieved||As Welded||Normalized|
|Shielding Gas||AWS CO2 (C1)||EN 80Ar/20CO2 (M21)||EN 80Ar/20CO2 (M21)||EN CO2 (C1)||EN 80Ar/20CO2 (M21)|
|Tensile Strength||560 MPa||495 MPa||540 MPa||455 MPa|
|Yield Strength||480 MPa||380 MPa||450 MPa||320 MPa|
|Elongation||26 %||28 %||25 %||32 %|
|Testing Time||15 hr|
|Testing Temperature||620 degC|
|Current||Deposition Rate||Diameter||Voltage||Wire Feed Speed|
|60-200 A||0.8-2.3 kg/h||0.8 mm||18-24 V||0.8-2.3 m/min|
|80-300 A||1.0-5.5 kg/h||1.0 mm||18-32 V||1.0-5.5 m/min|
|120-380 A||1.3-8.0 kg/h||1.2 mm||18-35 V||1.3-8.0 m/min|
|30-100 A||0.7-1.7 kg/h||0.6 mm||15-20 V||0.7-1.7 m/min|
|225-550 A||2.1-9.4 kg/h||1.6 mm||28-38 V||2.1-9.4 m/min|
EN ISO 14341-A : G 3Si1
SFA/AWS A5.18 : ER70S-6
EN ISO 14341-A : G 38 2 C1 3Si1
EN ISO 14341-A : G 42 3 M21 3Si1
|Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.|
|Alloy Type||Carbon-manganese steel (Mn/Si-alloyed)|
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