Coreweld 89


Coreweld 89

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Coreweld 89 is a new metal cored wire for the welding of high strength steel with a minimum yield strength of 900 MPa. These steels are increasingly used to create lighter, higher performance structures with good overall cost effectiveness, together with lower environmental impacts. When welding high strength steel, it is very important to use low diffusible hydrogen welding consumables in order to avoid hydrogen induced cold cracking. Coreweld 89 falls into this area, meeting the strict AWS H4 and EN ISO H5 requirements. Coreweld 89 provides excellent sub-zero toughness down to -40ºC and low diffusible hydrogen levels, using shielding gas in the range Ar/5-25% CO2 (EN ISO 14175 M20 and M21). Coreweld 89 has all beneficial features attributed to ESAB metal cored wires including a smooth arc transfer which produces minimal spatter and silica level on the weld metal surface. With the resulting wide arc the risk of lack of fusion defects is significantly reduced which can be a problem when using the GMAW process. Typical applications are found in the manual, mechanized or robotic welding of components such as: • Crane arms and other lifting equipment • Booms for forest machinery • Chassis and bodywork of commercial vehicles • Load support and fastening equipment • Load handling equipment • Feeding and unloading hoppers • Containers


Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

Impact Value Testing Temperature
as welded m20 shielding gas
82 J (61 ft-lb) -40 degC (-40 degF)
as welded m21 shielding gas
95 J (70 ft-lb) -40 degC (-40 degF)

Typical Tensile Properties

Condition As Welded As Welded
Shielding Gas M21 shielding gas M20 shielding gas
Tensile Strength 965 MPa (140 ksi) 993 MPa (144 ksi)
Yield Strength 910 MPa (132 ksi) 931 MPa (135 ksi)
Elongation 18 % 19.4 %

Deposition Data

Current 100-360 A
Deposition Rate 2-17 lb/h
Deposition Rate 1.3-8.0 kg/h
Diameter 0.045 in.
Diameter 1.2 mm
Voltage 16-32 V
Wire Feed Speed 71-512 in./min
Wire Feed Speed 1.8-13.0 m/min


Weld Metal SFA/AWS A5.28 : E120C-G H4
EN ISO 18276-A : T 89 4 Z M M21 3 H5


Grade EN 13479
Society CE
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type C Mn, low alloy steel (Ni-Cr-Mo)
Diffusible Hydrogen < 4 ml/100g
Welding Current DC+

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %
C Cr Cu Mn Mo Nb Ni P S Si V
M20 shielding gas
0.105 % 0.58 % 0.01 % 1.32 % 0.71 % 0.01 % 2.49 % 0.008 % 0.010 % 0.53 % 0.01 %

Part Numbers and Accessories

Part Numbers : Coreweld 89