ELGA Cromarod 312 Dissimilar electrodes

Welding rods

Dissimilar welding rods are used when you are welding 2 different grades of steel together, especially if one of the steels is a special grade such as an alloy steel or a hi carbon steel.

I tend to use them if I am welding on a new bearing spigot onto a piece of machinery.

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