Datasheet - Rod/wire electrode for Aluminium

Typical composition in %  
Si 6,50 - 7,50
Fe < 0,20
Cu < 0,05
Mn < 0,10
Mg 0,05 - 0,80
Zn < 0,10
Be < 0,0003
Ti 0,10 - 0,20
Others < 0,05
Others total < 0,15
Classification  
EN ISO 18273 S Al 4018 (AlSi7Mg)
Material No. 3.2371
Remarks

Welding of sand and permanent mould castings. The physical properties can be improved by heat treatment.

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Physical properties of pure weld metal (Approx. values)  
0,2 % yield strength Rp0,2 [MPa] F: 80, T6: 250
Tensile strength Rm [MPa] F: 140, T6: 310
Elongation A5 (Lo=5d0) [%] F: 2, T6: 4
Test temperature [°C] 20
Welding position
PA, PB, PC, PD, PE, PF
Shielding gas
I1, I2, I3 (Argon, Helium or Argon/Helium-mixtures)
Polarity
MIG =+, WIG ~
Dimensions  
MIG-wires [mm] 0,8; 1,0; 1,2; 1,6; 2,0; 2,4
TIG-rods [mm] 1,6; 2,0; 2,4; 3,2; 4,0; 5,0
Packaging
Spools Packaging units
S 100 / 0,5 kg 20 spools = 10 kg (Box)
S 200 / 2 kg 4 spools = 8 kg (Box)
S 300 / 6 kg 56 spools = 336 kg (Pallet)
B 300 / BS 300 / 7 kg 56 spools = 392 kg (Pallet)
B 400 / 18 kg 28 spools = 504 kg (Pallet)
B 400 / 40 kg 15 spools = 600 kg (Pallet)
Drums Packaging units
Eco drum 80 kg 2 drums = 160 kg (Pallet)
Jumbo-Drum / 140 kg 2 drums = 280 kg (Pallet]
TIG-rods Packaging units
2,5 kg tube 225 tubes = 562,5 kg (Pallet)
5 kg box 120 boxes = 600 kg (Pallet)
10 kg box 60 boxes = 600 kg (Pallet)

TIG-rods are packed in tubes of 2,5 kg or in boxes of 5 or 10kg. The length is 1.000 mm. Each rod is stamped on one side with MIGAL.CO and the alloy number.

DesignationItem numberQuantity in
stock [kg]
Wire electrode MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=1,2mm M3,4018,03,12162
Wire electrode MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=1,6mm M3,4018,03,16218
Wire electrode MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=1,2mm M3,4018,04,120
Wire electrode MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=1,6mm M3,4018,04,160
Wire electrode MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=1,2mm M3,4018,09,120

DesignationItem numberQuantity in
stock [kg]
TIG-rods MA-4008 AlSi7Mg D=1,6mm M3,4018,13,16381
TIG-rods MA-4008 AlSi7Mg D=2,0mm M3,4018,13,20290
TIG-rods MA-4008 AlSi7Mg D=2,4mm M3,4018,13,24441
TIG-rods MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=3,2mm M3,4018,13,32450
TIG-rods MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=4,0mm M3,4018,13,4090
TIG-rods MA-4018 AlSi7Mg D=5,0mm M3,4018,13,50110