Quick Guide – Selection of Consumables
The materials are divided into groups according to their characteristics and their suitability for specific wear.
SMAW products, hard-facing and build-up
Welding copper and copper alloys and steel to bronze. For ordinary bronzes, red brass castings, phosphor-bronze and manganese-bronze. Also for overlaying bearing surfaces and for corrosion-resistant surfacing on steel.
Cast iron comprises alloys of iron with a carbon content of 2–5%, a silicon content of 1–3% and up to 1% manganese.
There are many steels in the repair and maintenance field which can be regarded as difficult to weld due to their high hardenability.
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