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Astro 950 Hardfacing Alloy

Low Amperage Hardfacing Electrode for Abrasion and Impact – General Purpose Hardfacing Electrode

Astro 950 hardfacing electrode is an Iron powder coated electrode, depositing a chrome/carbon/manganese matrix of approximately 58 R.C. hardness.

Astro 950 is designed to be a cost effective hardfacing electrode for use with all types of welding machines.

From: $231.30 (includes shipping across Australia)



Electrode for deposit of a hard alloy, especially recommended for small industry because of its low striking voltage and universal use in the rebuilding field.



  • Operates on low voltage AC/DC Machines
  • Withstands moderate impact
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Smooth arc transfer
  • Fast deposition rate
  • Minimal spatter
  • Low Amps



Rebuilding of parts subject to shocks, abrasions, working in sand, earth and stones or hot working parts, such as:

  • Scrapers
  • Scarifier teeth
  • Conveyor blades
  • Tynes
  • Ripper teeth
  • Augers
  • Crushed jaws and cones
  • Dredge buckets
  • Farm machinery



  • Hardness on SAE 1020 steel: 58 R.C.
  • Raw deposit: 580-680 HB
  • At 800C: 275 HB

Additional information




5Kg, 10Kg, 15Kg, 45Kg, 75Kg


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