MIG (GMAW) wires for high strength steels (X90)

Classification DIN EN ISO

26304-A SZ S3Ni2,5CrMo

Material No.


Classification AWS

A5.23 EM4



Characteristics and application

Submerged arc welding wire for high strength quenched and tempered steels. Applications will be found in the offshore industry, shipbuilding, pressure vessels, earthmoving equipment, cranes and general structural fabrication.

Base materials

For high strength low alloy steels with yield strength up to 690MPa (100ksi).
S500Q-S690Q, S500QL-S690QL, P500Q-P690Q, P500QL1-P690QL1
ASTM: A514, A517. HY80, HY100, Q1(N)

Typical analysis in %

C: 0,09
Si: 0,35
Mn: 1,55
Cr: 0,35
Ni: 2,50
Mo: 0,55
P: 0,006
S: 0,008

Yield strength in Mpa

≥ 730

Tensile strength in Mpa

≥ 830

Elongation in %

4d/5d: ≥14

Charpy-V-Value (ISO-V) in J

RT ≥ 70
-50°C ≥ 68