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Stainless Alloys
Whether you need commercial or specially tested products, our shelves are stocked with a complete line of stainless bare wire and coated electrodes, all available with Certification to the latest AWS Specification. Most products are tested to the latest ASME Section III and Military specifications and are available for immediate shipment.

Arcos electrodes are packaged in hermetically sealed metal cans in 3/32", 1/8", 5/32" and 3/16" diameters with Types -15, -16 and -17 available from stock.

Bare wire alloys are available in sizes from .020" through .187" diameters. Material is packaged as - 2, 10, 30, 33 and 40 lb Spools; 250, 500 and 800 lb Premier Paks; 50 or 60 lb Coils for submerged arc welding.

12", 14", 18" and 36" TIG Wire is single flag tagged, double flag tagged or ink jet printed. Special color coding and tagging requirements are available upon request.

Click here to download the Arcos Stainless Steel Brochure.

Standard alloys available available in either low carbon, high carbon or high silicon chemistries:


Alloy Description
9015-B9
90SB-9
Arcos 9015-B9 and 90SB-9 for welding higher chromium alloyed 9CrMoNbV Steel (P91) used in piping systems where elevated temperatures and pressures are required.
16-8-2 Arcos 16-8-2 is primarily used for welding stainless steel, such as Types 16/8/2, 316 and 347, for high pressure piping systems.
25/35R Arcos 25/35R is used for welding centrifugal cast stainless tubes and pipe of HP, HP-45 High Alloy and equivalent of similar grades of Iron-Chromium-Nickel heat cast alloys.
308 Arcos 308 is designed for welding grades of similar chemical composition alloys in wrought or cast form, such as AISI Types 301, 302, 304 and 305.
309 Arcos 309 is commonly used for welding similar alloys in wrought or cast form and for welding dissimilar metals.
310 Arcos 310 is used to weld stainless steel of similar composition in cast or wrought form.
310HC Arcos 310HC is used primarily for welding or repairing high alloy heat and corrosion resistant castings of the same general composition which are designated as Type HK by the Alloy Casting Institute.
312 Arcos 312 to weld cast alloys of similar composition and dissimilar metals.
316 Arcos 316 is commonly used for welding Type 316 and similar chemical composition alloys in wrought or cast form.
317L Arcos 317L is used for welding alloys of similar composition and are utilized in severely corrosive environments.
320 Arcos 320 for welding Carpenter 20Cb-3* type stainless steels.
320LR Arcos 320LR is primarily used for welding Carpenter 20Cb-3* type stainless steels.
330 Arcos 330 is used where heat and scale resisting properties above 1800F (980C) are required.
330HC Arcos 330HC is used primarily for the welding and repairing of high alloy heat and corrosion resistant castings of the same general composition which are designated HT by the Alloy Castings Institute.
347 Arcos 347 is used for welding grades of similar chemical composition such as 302, 304, 321 and 347.
409Cb Arcos 409Cb for 409 and 18CrCb steel exhaust systems has a chrome enriched ferritic microstructure. It is used on heat and corrosion resistant steels of similar composition.
410 Arcos 410 common application is for welding alloys of similar composition.
410NiMo Arcos 410NiMo is used for welding ASTM CA6NM castings as well as type 410,410S and 405 base metals.
430LCb Arcos 430LCb is used for automotive stainless steel exhaust systems. Superior corrosion characteristics and resistance to cracking are major advantages of this alloy.
439Ti Arcos 439Ti is commonly used for welding for 409, 439, 18CrCb and carbon steel exhaust systems and a variety of applications in the power generation, petroleum refining and chemical process industries.
Contact Info
Arcos Industries, LLC
One Arcos Drive
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Toll-Free: 800-233-8460
Phone: 570-339-5200
Fax: 570-339-5206

E-mail:
arcos@arcos.us