Type of flux on stainless steel welding electrode

Coating flux of stainless steel welding electrode.

AWS ฺBased coat Welding current Arc reaction Welding position Slag removal Amount of spatter Bead profile Penetration Other
E308-15 Limestone DC Harsher Vertical & Overhead /All position Moderate Moderate Convex Moderate Prevent cracking
E308-16 Titania AC/DC Smooth All position Easy Low Flat and concave Low
E308-17 Silica-Titania AC/DC Smooth (Relatively soft) Flat & horizontal / All position Easy Minimal Concave Minimal High fluidity weld metal

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