OK 53.00

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OK 53.00 is a basic electrode with especially good mechanical properties and therefore often used when the requirements are extra tough. The electrode is tolerant to wide variations in the analyses of the base metal . Very stable for root runs.

Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

Testing Temperature
as welded aws
-30 degC
as welded iso
-40 degC

Typical Tensile Properties

Condition As Welded As Welded
Shielding Gas AWS ISO

Deposition Data

Current Deposition Rate Diameter Number of electrodes/kg weld metal Voltage kg weld metal/kg electrodes
80-110 A 53 sec 0.82 kg/h 2.5 x 350 mm 83 26 V 0.63
80-150 A 67 sec 1.41 kg/h 3.2 x 450 mm 38 26 V 0.65
100-220 A 70 sec 2.05 kg/h 4.0 x 450 mm 25 25 V 0.64
80-150 A 59 sec 1.28 kg/h 3.2 x 350 mm 48 26 V 0.68
180-320 A 88 sec 2.62 kg/h 5.0 x 450 mm 16 30 V 0.67


Classifications SFA/AWS A5.1 : E7016
EN ISO 2560-A : E 42 4 B 12 H10


Approvals ABS 3H10, 3Y
BV 3, 3YH10
CE EN 13479
DB 10.039.09
DNV 3 YH15
GL 3YH10
LR 3Y H15
VdTÜV 00630
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type Carbon Manganese
Coating Type Lime Basic
Diffusible Hydrogen <10.0 ml/100g
Welding Current AC, DC+-

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