difference between E 7018 & E6013 welding electrodes

by n.v. ramesh
(kukatpally, hyderabad, india)

what is difference between E 7018 & E6013 welding electrodes

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the main difference is that e 7018 is a serious rod used in structural code work.

e6013 is considered a farmer general purpose rod that is easy to use.


e6013 are not used on any serious construction project.

i wont go into the complete explanation as you can find that info anywhere on the web.

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May 23, 2015
welding electrode selection NEW
by: RAVIKIRAN LAGAD

Dear Sir,
Please tell me suitable electrode for welding IS 1786 Grade tmt steel with IS 2062 Grade A/B carbon steel.

Regards,
Ravikiran Lagad
9925892933

Apr 23, 2015
6013 and 7018 NEW
by: Anonymous

The main difference between 6013 and 7018 is that 7018 is a Low Hydrogene electrode where 6013 is not.
This mean that when using 6013 you are very likely to introduce hydrogene into your weld where with 7018 not ( if stored and prepared properly ). For many application this is critical.

Strenght of the actuall metal coming from 7018 is of course higher than 6013 but it's "low hydrogene" property are most important.

Feb 16, 2015
electrode selection NEW
by: RAVIKIRAN LAGAD

Dear sir,
Please tell me the most suitabe electrode for welding IS432 mild steel rods with tmt steel of IS1786 grade.

Regards,
RAVIKIRAN LAGAD
08903507881

Jan 11, 2015
E6013 NEW
by: Anonymous

can we use E6013 in oil industry pipe line welding work...??

Jan 08, 2015
DIFRENCE CAPING VERTICAL POSSITION NEW
by: Anonymous

E6013 CAPING IN VERTICAL POSSITION
E7018 CAPING IN VERTICAL POSSITION
WHAT DIFRENT

Dec 29, 2014
quality,pressure and speed NEW
by: Behnam

As you know each number has a meaning for naming an electrode
for example 60 means it can tolerate 60000 psi pressure and 70 means it can tolerate for70000 psi.
so the first difference is for their strength
number 1 is the same and it means both of them can be used for all welding situation.
the last number 3 means it is a rutile type and rutile type is easier to use for welder than number 8 but make less quality and more defects in welds
So when quality is so important and pressure is important, for pipeline 7018 is used. However if quality and pressure have less importance ,for steel structure , E6013 is used.

Sep 08, 2014
ELECTRODE NEW
by: Anonymous

DEAR SIR

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RU TILE COATED ELECTRODE - BASIC COATED IRON POWDER

Jul 08, 2014
which elecyrode should be used NEW
by: rezvan.engg@gmail.com

steam line has been bypassed bt still there is some water coming through porosity of pipe weld joint and i need to arrest that joint of porosity bt which electrode and in which process it should be used

Jul 05, 2014
difference between 6013 and 7018 electrodes NEW
by: Ganesan Ramasamy

As per ASME Sec II Part C, the smaw electrodes are designed based on flux coating.

6013 - Rutile coated electrode with potassium silicate

7018 - basic coated with Iron powder with potassium silicate.

Normally 6013 electrodes conatains more hydrogen content in weld metal. Because of this 6013 electrodes are used only in genral structural and fabrication works.

But we can use 7018 electrodes for pressure vessels, boilers, ship building and heavy structurals due to low hydrogen content in weld metal.

Comparing in weld metal strength the 7018 electrodes produces very good notch toughness even at sub zero temperatures(even -50 deg C).

Mar 03, 2014
WELDING ELECTRODE NEW
by: Anonymous

please tell me difference between E7018 & E6013 & Which is more beneficial for steel structure ? and why? please answer as soon as possible

Nov 27, 2013
About Welding Electrodes NEW
by: Tapan Ranjan Sahu

Dear sir,
What i know, that only procceding hear.If it is wrong,so that I am so sorry.
6013 welding electrode is different type of material standard(lightly hardness), it is not abale to welding quality of X-ray & Ultra sonic Test and it's flux coating dia also less. To it we can't used in rectifired welding machine only on oil cooling machine and not nessecerry to keep in the dry oven(minimum warmof temprature 100 degree). It's weld strength also less.

But dear friends one thing more have some company in india like (ESAB & ADOR)and they are produceing the good qualitys of 6013 welding electrodes that we can used for good quality purpose. Thank u.

May 16, 2013
E7018 & E6013 NEW
by: suresh babu

Dear Sir ,

kindly Please E-7018 & E-6013 What is the different between electrode's

Feb 17, 2013
difference between E 7018 & E6013 welding electrodes NEW
by: Anonymous

difference between E 7018 & E6013 welding electrodes

Dec 09, 2012
Fire tube in steam generators NEW
by: Ali

What is the best welding Electrodes to weld fire tube in fire tube steam generators?
waiting for your kund reply
regards
ali@alryada-ir.com

Dec 28, 2011
USED OF E 6013 & E 7018 NEW
by: MANISH YADAV

Where we can use E 6013 electrodes & E 7018 Electrodes.

Regards,
MANISH YADAV
manishyadav80@gmail.com

Apr 22, 2011
e6013 electrode
by: Anonymous

can i use electrodes e6013 welding for lime silo tank material grade is :a36 & s275jr?

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