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Postalloy® DuraChrome™

Postalloy® DuraChrome™PS 133 is metal-cored, open-arc wire designed for the production of chromium carbide overlay plate, and the repair of coal pulverizer and cement clinker rolls and tables. Deposits are ultra high in carbon and chromium ensuring maximum carbide population and wear protection for highly abrasive applications. Use on low carbon mild steel, low alloy steel and cast iron.

Product Type

Wire: Metal-cored, Open-arc

Weld Deposit Properties
6.0 C; 26.0 - 28.0 Cr; .75 Si; Balance Fe and other
Hardness 1 to 2 layers  
Hardness 3 to 4 layers  
Heat Resistant to  
Excellent up to 1200°F (649°C)
Deposit thickness  
Multiple layers possible with proper technique and procedures
Weld deposits will relief check crack readily  
Deposits cannot be machined or forged.  


Overlay Plate, Coal Pulverizers, Cement clinker rolls.

Postalloy® DuraChrome™ PS-133    Welding Parameters
Current: Current:
Diameter Amps Volts Stick Out
7/64" (2.8mm)400-450 26-291"-1¼"(25-32mm)
1/8" (3.1mm)400-55027-331"-1½"(25-38mm)
Packaging Options
Standard Packaging
Special Packaging Available
7/64" (2.8mm)
220 lb drum, 500 lb drum
500 lb drum
1/8" (3.1mm)
500 lb drum
220 lb drum