Low-alloyed Electrodes

ES 12018 M A5.5: E 12018 – M / EN 757:E 89 6 Mn3NiCrMo B 42 H5


ES 12018-M It is a basic coated electrode. It is Basic all position extremely low hydrogen electrode ,

Typical Chemical Composition (%)


Typical Mechanical Properties

Yeild Strength Tensile Strength Elongation 5x D Impact (ISO-V)


It is particularly used for welding fine grained, low alloyed high strength structural steels at room temperature or with moderate preheat. It is used in the welding of steel structures, boiler and pressure vessels, and for construction of heavy machinery. It is particularly used in the root of high strength steels ( 900 N / mm˛ ).

Sizes Available & Recomennded Currents

Diam. (mm) Length (mm) Current (Amperes) Arc Voltage Wire Feed

Welding Current

Welding Positions


Hardness (HB)

Special Coating ( performs several functions)

Typical Base Material Grades