Posted by: heatsschoolofweldingtechnology | March 12, 2009

AWS Classification of Welding Electrode


E XX XX or E 60 1 1
EXXX XX or E 7018

E –  ELECTRODE

70 (first two digits)  – Minimum Tensile Strength in ksi

 
1 (third digit) – Positions (1 – all positions welding, 2- flat and horizontal positions, 3- flat postion, 4-vertical down)

8 (last digit) – Usability , type of coating, welding current and type, & polarity

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