Abstract 

ISO 18276:2005 specifies requirements for classification of tubular cored electrodes with or without a gas shield for metal arc welding of high-strength steels in the as-welded condition or in the post-weld heat-treated condition with a minimum yield strength higher than 550 MPa or a minimum tensile strength higher than 590 MPa. One tubular cored electrode can be tested and classified with different shielding gases, if used with more than one.

This document is a combined specification providing classification utilizing a system based upon the yield strength and an average impact energy of 47 J of the all-weld metal, or utilizing a system based upon the tensile strength and an average impact energy of 27 J of the all-weld metal.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2005-02
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 23
  • :
    ISO/TC 44/SC 3
    Welding consumables
  • 25.160.20
    Welding consumables

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