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

Classification DIN EN ISO

16834-A G 89 6 M21 Mn4Ni2CrMo

Material No.


Classification AWS

A5.28 ER120S-G


TÜV 04015, CE, DB 42.045.09, DNV

Characteristics and application

MIG/GMAW wire for welding high strength low alloy steels. Used for welding high strength steels in many high stress, critical applications; also exhibiting excellent toughness down to -60°C.
Typical applications are mining, mobile cranes, shipbuilding, concrete pumps, automotive and pressure vessel industries.

Base materials

For high strength fine-grained structural steels up to yield strength 890MPa (129ksi).
S690Q-S890Q, S690QL-S890QL, S690QLN-S890QLN, S960QL, S1100QL, S1300QL

Typical analysis in %

C: 0,09
Si: 0,80
Mn: 1,80
Cr: 0,30
Ni: 2,25
Mo: 0,55

Yield strength in Mpa

≥ 890

Tensile strength in Mpa

≥ 940

Elongation in %

4d/5d: ≥15

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

RT ≥ 70
-60°C ≥ 47

Typical heat treatment

Welding procedure, including preheat temperature, interpass temperature and PWHT, will be dependent on the base material being welded and any applicable design codes.

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