EutecTrode® CastoStar 1XHD

A welding electrode formulated to have a mix of wear resistance and hardness at elevated temperatures.

An all position electrode for applications involving abrasive wear at temperatures up to 1500°F. Deposits work-harden and maintain good hot hardness properties up to 1000°F. Deposits are compatible on carbon and low-alloy steels, stainless steels, and nickel-base alloys.


Applications
Hot forging die blocks , Upsetting dies , Hot punches , Open hearth rams , Continuous casting rolls , Valves , Hot billet tongs , Steel mill guide panels.
Technical data: 
CurrentDCEP (+) and AC
Typical hardness (as deposited)38-40 HRC, after work hardened 43-45 HRC