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Stick electrodes: Our Top 5 and their characteristics!

16. jan 2018

Böhler Welding stick electrodes.
The best for the best.

We provide every kind of stick electrodes you need and our electrodes are always easy to handle, with good ignitability and stable arc. For perfect and long lasting results.

The most commonly used stick electrodes are listed here.


  • Non-alloyed, basic coated electrode with very good welding characteristics for a multitude of demanding applications.
  • A diffusible hydrogen content below 4 ml/100g weld metal in combination with a low moisture absorption coating makes it suited for hydrogen critical applications.
  • Very good impact toughness. Approved for service temperatures down to -50°C. 

Product data sheet



  • Cellulosic coated electrode for pipeline welding
  • Excellent welding characteristics for the productive welding of large diameter oil, gas and water pipelines
  • Available for various pipe steel grades, from X42 (FOX CEL) to X70 (FOX CEL 90).  

Product data sheet


Thermanit MTS 3

  • Coated electrode for P91 creep resistant steel. Widely applied for the welding of creep resistant steel components in power stations and in the petrochemical industry.
  • Suited for service temperatures up to 650°C.
  • This easy-to-weld electrode features a stable arc, easy arc (re) ignition and low spatter.

Product data sheet



  • Coated electrode for welding AISI 316L (1.4401) types of austenitic stainless steel
  • Widely applied in industries where similar or comparable austenitic stainless steel grades or 13% Cr containing ferritic stainless steels are welded.
  • The rutile coating, in combination with an alloyed core wire, ensures easy welding and a homogeneous weld metal with very good corrosion properties. 

Product data sheet


Avesta 2507/P100 rutile

  • Specialty coated electrode for welding super duplex stainless steel in demanding industrial applications, such as flue gas desulphurization plants and the paper & pulp industry.
  • The weld metal meets the highest demands for toughness and corrosion resistance.
  • The electrode is available in different cover types to match less stringent weld requirements for more economical welding. 

Product data sheet


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