THE ESAB GROUP requests the users of these products to study this Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and the product labels and
become fully aware of the product hazards and safety information. To promote the safe use of these products a user should (1) notify
and train its employees, agents and contractors concerning the information on this MSDS and any product hazards and safety
information, (2) furnish this same information to each of its customers for these products, and (3) request that such customers notify and
train their employees and customers, for these products, of the same product hazards and safety information.
4 = Extreme
3 = High
2 = Moderate
1 = Slight
0 = Insignificant
FORM NO. 7967-L
DATE REVISED: 01/23/2007
Material Safety Data Sheet
(Essentially Similar to U.S. Department of Labor Suggested
Form For Hazard Communication Compliance)
I. Product Identification
- ARCALOY 300 SERIES AC-DC STAINLESS STEEL COVERED ELECTRODES
- THE ESAB GROUP, INC.
- 801 Wilson Avenue, P. O. Box 517
Hanover, PA 17331
Covered electrodes are manufactured by concentrically extruding a silicated chemical mixture onto
rods followed by an oven curing. These “AC-DC” covered electrodes are for use with the SMAW
process to join and to surface stainless steels and some dissimilar base materials.
APPROXIMATE COMPOSITION OF COVERED ELECTRODES (Wt. %)