ESAB has expanded the number of grades available in it Sureweld brand of Stick welding electrodes and packaged the 3/32- and 1/8-in. diameter electrodes in 1- and 5-lb. resealable plastic tubes.
Sureweld carbon steel electrode grades include 7018, 6010, 6011, 6013, 7014 and 7024; stainless steel grades available include 308L, 309L, 316L and 312. These grades are available in 5/32-in. diameter, 5-lb. packages as well.
ESAB also offers retail packaging for Sureweld 55 Cast for cast iron repair and will introduce a 4043 aluminum electrode later in Q3.
The new packaging includes new color-coded identification and retail displays to help distributors and customers select the proper product.
Sureweld electrodes are formulated to meet AWS guidelines and are manufactured in Monterrey, Mexico, enabling ESAB to control quality and consistency while ensuring reliable availability. Sureweld 7018 electrodes are designed to produce X-ray quality welds, while Sureweld 6011 electrodes are ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) approved.
To promote the new packaging and the electrodes’ compatibility with ESAB’s MiniArc Rogue Stick welder, ESAB is giving away a free 5-lb. sample package of Sureweld electrodes with every Rogue purchase.