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Mig Wire Postalloy 2898-FCO 1.2mm 4.5kg

Mig Wire Postalloy 2898-FCO 1.2mm 4.5kg
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HardFacing Open Arc (Self Shielded) Wire 55-59 Rc
Postalloy 2898-FCO is a general purpose flux-cored, open-arc hardfacing wire providing a good 
combination of abrasion resistance and toughness. Use to overlay carbon and low alloy steel, 
manganese steel, stainless steel and cast iron.


  • Wire Type: Flux-cored, Open-arc (Self Shielded) or Argon/C02

Weld Deposit Properties:

  • Hardness: 55-59 Rc
  • Maximum overlay: 2-3 layers
  • Non-machinable - must be ground
  • This alloy may relief check (depending on type of base metal, thickness, etc.)​​
Welding Parameters
  • Diameter                      0.45"/1.2mm 
  • Current Amps              100-200
  • Voltage DCRP Volts    21-27
  • Stickout                         3/4''-13/4''/18-30mm
  • Gas Flow                        NA

All parameters are suggested as basic guidelines and will vary depending on joint design, 
number of passes and other factors.


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