Exaton 22.12.HTR

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Exaton 22.12.HTR is a covered electrode with rutile-acid coating. It gives a chromium-nickel weld metal that is scaling resistant in air up to 1150°C (2102°F). Spray transfer gives a bead with a finely rippled surface. There is little spatter and very good slag removal. Exaton 22.12.HTR is intended primarily for welding the high temperature steels Sandvik 253MA (1) and Avesta 253MA, UNS S30815. It is also suitable for welding other high temperature steels, such as AISI 309 and EN 1.4828. The core wire used contains Ce. (1): 253MA is a trademark owned by Outokumpu Stainless.

Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

As Welded
Impact Value 41 ft-lb
Impact Value 55 J
Shielding Gas ISO
Testing Temperature 68 °F
Testing Temperature 20 °C

Typical Tensile Properties

ConditionElongationShielding GasTensile Strength Yield Strength
As Welded35 %ISO720 MPa (104 ksi)540 MPa (78 ksi)

Deposition Data

Current Deposition Rate @ 90% I max Diameter Deposition Efficiency (%) Number of electrodes/kg weld metal Voltage
50-90 A 44 sec 0.8 kg/h (1.8 lb/h) 2.5 x 300.0 mm (0.098 x 11.8 in.) 55 % 104 26 V
70-110 A 66 sec 1.0 kg/h (2.2 lb/h) 3.2 x 350.0 mm (1/8 x 13.8 in.) 55 % 54 25 V
85-150 A 77 sec 1.3 kg/h (2.9 lb/h) 4.0 x 350.0 mm (5/32 x 13.8 in.) 56 % 35 26 V


Grade E Z 23 10 N R 12
Name EN ISO 3581-A


Society CE
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type CrNi stainless
Coating Type Rutile
Ferrite Content FN 4- 10
Welding Current AC, DC+

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %
C Cr Mn N Ni P S Si Si+Fe
0.06 % 22 % 0.5 % 0.16 % 10.5 % <=0.03 % <=0.03 % 1.5 % 5 %

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Part Numbers : Exaton 22.12.HTR