Class: E420-16
AWS: A5.4

Conforms to Certification: AWS A5.4 | ASME A5.4

Weld Process: Shielded Manual Metal Arc

AWS Chemical Composition Requirements
C=0.27 max Si=0.38 max
Cr=12.70 max P=0.021 max
Mn=0.40 max S=0.024 max

E420-16 is structured for surface applications on carbon steels for good resistance to abrasion. Preheat and interpass temperature of more than 400ºF is recommended during welding use slow cooling.

Deposited Chemical Composition % (Typical)
C=0.11 Cr=10.90 Si=0.28
Mn=0.22 P=0.017 S=0.014

Deposited All Weld Metal Properties %
(Typical) As-Welded
Not Applicable

Available Sizes & Recommended Welding Parameters

Diameter Voltage Flat Amperage Vertical & Overhead
3/32 24-28 70-85 65-75
1/8 26-30 85-110 80-90
5/32 28-32 110-140 100-120
3/16 28-32 120-160 110-130