Conforms to Certification: AWS A5.9 ASME SFA A5.9
Weld Process Used for Tig (GTAW)
AWS Chemical Composition Requirements
C = 0.10 max
Cr = 15.5 – 17.0
Ni = 0.60 max
Mo = 0.75 max
Mn = 0.60 max
Si = 0.50 max
P = 0.03 max
S = 0.03 max
Cu = 0.75 max
.030 x 36
.035 x 36
.045 x 36
1/16 x 36
3/32 x 36
1/8 x 36
3/16 x 36
5/32 x 36
ER430 is a ferritic stainless steel which offers good ductility in heat treated condition. In addition to the applications of welding similar alloys, it is also used for overlays and thermal spraying.
|Deposited Chemical Composition % (Typical)|
|C = 0.07||Mo = 0.10||P = 0.014|
|Cr = 16.5||Mn = 0.44||S = 0.01|
|Ni = 0.25||Si = 0.36|
|Mechanical Properties (R.T.)|
Deposited All Weld Metal Properties
Data is typical for ER430 weld metal deposited by Tig using 100% Argon as the shielding gas.
|Recommended Welding Parameters|
|GTAW “Tig Process”|
|Wire Diameter||Amps DCSP||Volts||Shielding Gas|
Note: Parameters for tig welding are dependent upon plate thickness and welding position.
Other shielding Gases may be used for Tig welding. Shielding gases are chosen taking Quality, Cost, and Operability into consideration.