The electrode has over 99% of nickel. It is one of the toughest metals. The filler metal has excellent weldability and formability. The electrode is also highly magnetic in any state. It is also a good heat and electrical conductor. The wire has a lower gas composition compared to other electrodes. The rod is highly resistant to corrosion even in severe conditions in temperatures below 3500 C. The filler metal can withstand operations in alkaline and neutral salt environments. The electrode is responsive to cold working and heat treatment. It is suitable for joining similar grades of steel.
Properties of nickel 200 electrodes
Mechanical- The rod has a density of 8.89g/cm3. The material has a tensile strength of 350MPa while the yield strength is 200MPa. It has a high elongation of up to 40%.
Chemical- The elements found in this electrode are carbon, silicon, copper, iron, manganese, sulfur, and nickel. The primary element is nickel which contributes to the properties of