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Cast iron to steel?

Posted by bruceman (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 19, 05 at 2:16

Is it possible to weld cast iron to steel effectivly using a stick welder? I tried using 7014 rod. It wasn't pretty. The steel adhesion was fine but it popped off the cast when I pushed on the two pieces.
If anyone has any advice or tips, I would sure appreciate it.
I also have a oxy/acetylene torch.

Bruce


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RE: Cast iron to steel?

To weld cast iron you need a rod with nickel in it. Check out the site below.

http://www.mylincolnelectric.com/Catalog/consumabledatasheet.asp?p=16774

Here is a link that might be useful: Lincoln Electric


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RE: Cast iron to steel?

Thank you, sir.


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