E3® Starts Faster and Maintains a Stable Arc!

The right choice for you and
the environment!

Testing has shown that ignition delay with E3® is actually improved

over time while thoriated tungsten starts to deteriorate after only 25 starts.

Welding Parameters For Ignition Delay Test

Electrode:  3/32 - 30°

Ignition assistance:  HF-Ignition

Current:  DC- 80A 3 sec

Inert gas:  Argon 4.6 @ 19cfh

Gas pre flow time:  5 sec

Gas post flow time:  10 sec

Distance Electrode-Anode:  5 mm

Distance Electrode-nozzle:  6 mm

Anode material:  Copper (water-cooled)

Filler material:  none