Stoody Build-Up LH


Stoody Build-Up LH

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Stoody Build-Up LH deposit is a low alloy steel designed for low severity metal-to-metal wear. The electrode has a special low hydrogen coating which provides a high strength fusion bond on carbon and low alloy steels. As a base alloy for hardsurfacing overlays or for restoring parts to original dimensions, it provides a weld deposit with excellent compressive strength capable of absorbing heavy impact and/or compressive loads.


  • It can be applied in multiple layers without cracking, spalling, or mushrooming.
  • It is machinable in the as-welded condition with reasonable procedural care and can be forged at red heat.
  • It is not recommended for manganese steel or cast iron and does not work harden.
  • It should not be used for joining.

Stoody Build-Up LH


Typical Tensile Properties

ElongationTensile Strength Yield Strength
6 %815 MPa (118 ksi)780 MPa (113 ksi)

Deposition Data

Current Deposition Type Diameter
100-185 A Full Range 3.2 mm (1/8 in.)
140-250 A Full Range 4.0 mm (5/32 in.)
180-310 A Full Range 4.8 mm (3/16 in.)
200-360 A Full Range 6.4 mm (1/4 in.)

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

C Cr Fe Other
0.1 % 2.0 % BAL % 2.0 %

How to purchase Stoody Build-Up LH

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Part Numbers and Accessories

Part Numbers : Stoody Build-Up LH