Filarc 48

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General purpose rutile all-position electrode with particularly satisfying results in the overhead welding of fillet welds, lap joints and sealing runs. Good on rust and paint covered steels. Application in shipbuilding and constructional engineering. Apply a short arc or use touch welding technique.

Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

As Welded
Impact Value 44 ft-lb
Impact Value 60 J
Shielding Gas ISO
Testing Temperature 32 °F
Testing Temperature 0 °C

Typical Tensile Properties

ConditionElongationShielding GasTensile Strength Yield Strength
As Welded26 %ISO520 MPa (75 ksi)450 MPa (65 ksi)

Deposition Data

Current Deposition Rate @ 90% I max Diameter Deposition Efficiency (%) Number of electrodes/kg weld metal Voltage
60-90 A 49 sec 0.8 kg/h (1,8 lb/h) 2.5 x 350.0 mm (0.098 x 13,8 in.) 62 % 91 25 V
90-140 A 57 sec 1.1 kg/h (2,4 lb/h) 3.2 x 350.0 mm (1/8 x 13,8 in.) 59 % 59 24 V
110-185 A 64 sec 1.4 kg/h (3,1 lb/h) 4.0 x 350.0 mm (5/32 x 13,8 in.) 58 % 40 26 V


Classifications SFA/AWS A5.1 : E6013
EN ISO 2560-A : E 42 0 RC 11


Approvals ABS 2
BV 2
CE EN 13479
DB 10.105.06
LR 2
RS 2
VdTÜV 03086
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type Carbon Manganese
Coating Type Rutile-cellulosic covering
Welding Current AC, DC-(+)

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %
C Mn Si
0.08 % 0.60 % 0.40 %

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Part Numbers : Filarc 48