Ideal for use on piercing dies, blanking dies, knives, shears, drills, boring tools and machine tool parts subjected to wear. Also used for fabrication and overlay of composite dies.
- Hardness 62-63 RC as deposited
- up to 66 RC after tempering
Clean weld area.
Remove fatigued metal.
Preheat part to be welded 260C (500F) to 540C (1000F) maintaining this temperature during the welding operation.
Use AC or DC electrode positive (+).
Employ stringer beads, not weave beads.
Skip weld and peen each deposit to relieve stress.