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Postalloy® 2996-SA is a non-cracking medium chrome welding wire for submerged-arc welding. Deposit polishes in service to reduce friction and minimize wear of mating part. Provides a medium hard martensitic steel deposit with good corrosion resistance, as well as metal-to-metal wear and abrasion resistance. Multiple layers can be applied crack-free. For use on carbon and alloy steels.
Product Type
Wire: Submerged-arc

Weld Deposit Properties
2 and 3 layers 45-50Rc
Preheat may be required for certain low alloy, higher carbon steels.  
Machinable with carbide tools.
Crack-free deposit 3/4" can be made with proper procedure.

Table rolls
Pinch rolls
Scale breaker rolls
Coiler rolls
Leveler rolls and runout table rolls
Brake drums and packing glands
Cable drums and sheaves

Postalloy® 2996-SA    Welding Parameters
Current: Use DC Electrode Positive
Diameter Amps Volts Stick Out
1/8" (3.1mm)400-500 26-301┬╝"-1┬Ż"(33-38mm)
5/32" (4.0mm)425-54029-321┬╝"-1┬Ż"(33-38mm)

Welding ProcedureFlux: Neutral
Position: Flat
Packaging Options
Standard Packaging
1/8" (3.1mm)
500 lb drum
5/32" (4.0mm)
500 lb drum