WIA Austarc 16TC Low Hydrogen Welding Electrodes

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WIA General Purpose Austarc 16TC Welding Electrodes

Smooth running, basic low hydrogen electrode, developed for all positional (except vertical down) welding, using AC or DC power sources. It has exceptional arc stability and weldability and delivers high quality weld deposits with reliable notch toughness to -40˚C. Austarc 16TC is manufactured using a unique twin coating extrusion process, which means all the arc stabilising elements are concentrated in the inner coating. This delivers significantly improved arc stability and control for all applications.
  • Basic/Twin Coated (TC) Manual Arc Electrode
  • Versatile/All Positional (Especially Vertical Up) Capabilities
  • Reliable, Low Temperature Impact Toughness
  • Easy to Strike and Re-Strike
  • Smooth Performance on Low OCV AC Welding Machines
Flat Position - Fillet Joint Horizontal Position - Fillet Joint Vertical Position - Up Overhead Position - Fillet Joint Overhead Position - Butt Joint Horizontal Fixed Pipe Position - UpFlat Position - Butt Joint Horizontal Position - Butt Joint


  • Sub Zero Temperature Applications
  • Structural Steel
  • Single Sided Weld Joints
  • Pipe Welding
  • Maintenance Applications
  • Highly Restrained Joints
  • Buffer Layer Prior to Hard Surfacing Build-Up


  • SMAW
  • MMAW


AS/NZS 4855-B - E49 16 A U H10

AWS A5. 1: E7016 H8

*All sizes come in 5kg packets and 15kg cartons except 2.0mm & 2.5mm which are in 2.5kg packets and 12.5kg cartons. 


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WeldQuip Group Pty Ltd has been servicing the Australasian market since 1972, importing, exporting, wholesaling and retailing, quality new and used welding supplies, welding equipment and engineering supplies. At WeldQuip you will find a wide variety of welding equipment, spare parts, associated products and machinery. We are importers of Cebora, Hyundai, Moltenarc and Tecna. All these manufacturers have advanced research and development, and manufacturing facilities available to produce the high quality products they are renowned for.

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