AMPCO-TRODE® 10

Description and Application

AMPCO-TRODE® 10 aluminum bronze is the most versatile welding electrode in this family of alloys. It is intended for deposition with electric arc welding processes.

AMPCO-TRODE® 10 will weld and join many ferrous and nonferrous metals and combinations of dissimilar metals. These metals include the more weldable grades of cast iron, high and low carbon steels, copper, bronzes and copper-nickel alloys.

Applications for AMPCO-TRODE® 10 include:
building up bearing surfaces, joining and fabricating copper alloys, overlaying for resistance to corrosion and erosion and general maintenance and repair welding.

Typical applications:
  • Cast iron
  • Malleable iron
  • Cast iron to steel
  • Cast iron to bronze
  • Steel to bronze
  • Aluminum bronze
  • Silicon bronze
  • Manganese bronze
  • Cupro-nickel
  • Tool steel
  • Copper to steel
  • Bearings
  • Bushings
  • Pump housings
  • Condenser boxes
  • Hydraulic pistons
  • Brake drums
  • Tractor gear housings
  • Idler pulleys
  • Pickling hooks
  • Paper mill rolls
  • Motor bases
  • Tin plate mill rolls
  • Impellers
  • Valve seats
  • Gears
  • Mixer arms
  • Press rams
  • Ship propellers
  • Lance heads
AMPCO-TRODE® 10 Coated Limiting Chemical Composition
Aluminium(Al)6.5%-9.00%
Iron(Fe)0.5%-5.0%
Silicon(Si)Max. 1.50%
OthersMax. 0.50%
Copper*(Cu)Balance

* including silver

AMPCO-TRODE® 10 Bare Limiting Chemical Composition
Aluminium(Al)8.5%-11.00%
Iron(Fe)0.5%-1.50%
Silicon(Si)Max. 0.10%
OthersMax. 0.50%
Copper*(Cu)Balance

* including silver

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