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Class: E430-16

AWS: A5.4

Conforms to Certification: AWS A5.4     ASME SFA A5.4

Weld Process: Shielded Manual Metal Arc

AWS Chemical Composition Requirements
C=0.10 max Si=0.90 max
Cr=15.0 – 18.0 P=0.04 max
Ni=0.60 max S=0.03 max
Mn=1.0 max Mo=0.75 max
Cu=0.75 max


E430-16 is highly resistant to chemical corrosion and to oxidation up to 300ºF. This electrode can be used for welding type 430 steel and type 410 when the Chromium content of the plate is on the high side.

Deposited Chemical Composition % (Typical)
C=0.05 Cr=16.40 Si=0.42
Mn=0.65 P=0.023 S=0.024


Deposited All Weld Metal Properties %  
(Typical) As-Welded 
Yield Strength 74,000 psi
Tensile Strength 58,500 psi
Elongation 23%

Deposited Charpy-V-Notch Impact Properties %
Not Applicable

Available Sizes & Recommended Welding Parameters
Diameter Voltage Flat Amperage Vertical & Overhead
3/32 24-28 70-85 65-75
1/8 26-30 85-110 80-90
5/32 28-32 110-140 100-120
3/16 28-32 120-160 110-130