UltraCore® HD-C is a mild-steel gas-shielded flux-cored wire produced by Lincoln Electric. It’s an ideal choice for out-of-position welding requirements with 100 percent CO2 in the shipbuilding industry and other fabrication applications.
Designed to provide high deposition rates and a flat bead appearance in all positions, UltraCore HD-C delivers premium arc performance and fast-freezing slag with a low fume-generation rate. UltraCore HD-C has a wide operating range and is able to reach deposition rates of up to 10 lbs/hour, even in out-of-position applications.
UltraCore HD-C wire exhibits low spatter levels and is specially formulated to weld over light rust, mill scale and primer. It conforms to American Welding Society (AWS) 5.20/A5.20M: 2005 E71T-1C-H8 and E71T-9C-H8 and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) 3YSA H10.
This new wire initially is available in 0.045, 0.052 and 1/16 in. wire diameters wound on 15 lb (7 kg) plastic spools, 33 lb fiber spools and 50 lb coils.