Filarc KV2

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Application: FILARC KV2 is a high purity, basic coated, all position electrode for welding creep resisting steels, containing 0.5Mo, such as 15 Mo3 and for tube steels like 15 Ni Cu Mo Nb 5. This type is also frequently applied for welding C-Mn steels where higher tensile weld metal is required. Welding advice: Use short arc. Preheat and interpass temperature 93-107°C.

Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

Conditional Statement PWHT 620°C 1h
Shielding Gas ISO
Testing Temperature 20 °C

Typical Tensile Properties

Condition PWHT PWHT
620°C 1h 620°C 1h
Shielding Gas ISO AWS

Deposition Data

Current Deposition Rate Diameter Number of electrodes/kg weld metal Voltage kg weld metal/kg electrodes
90-130 A 70 sec 1.0 kg/h 3.2 x 350 mm 50.0 24 V 0.57
125-165 A 80 sec 1.3 kg/h 4.0 x 350 mm 34.5 24 V 0.58
170-220 A 98 sec 2.2 kg/h 5.0 x 450 mm 16.9 25 V 0.61


Classifications SFA/AWS A5.5 : E7015-A1
EN ISO 3580-A : E Mo B 2 2 H5


Approvals CE EN 13479
DB 10.105.13
Seproz UNA 272581
VdTÜV 00768
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type Low alloyed
Coating Type Basic
Diffusible Hydrogen <5.0 ml/100g
Welding Current DC+

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