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STARGON
0
2/C02/AR
GMAW, FCAW

Short Arc
Spray
Pulse
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
  • 3/16 and thicker
  • Better operator appeal than AR/CO2
  • Good multi-pass capabilities
  • Good arc stability
  • Better wetting and travel speed
  • Has low smoke and spatter levels

STARGON 2
C0
2/AR
GMAW, FCAW

Spray Arc
Pulse
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
Stainless Steel
  • Excellent with spray on heavy sections of steels and stainless
  • Narrow deep penetration
  • Used mainly on stainless steels for wetting and low bead profile
  • Low Smoke

STARGON 3
C0
2/AR
GMAW,

Spray Arc
Pulse
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
Stainless Steel
  • Excellent with pulse on heavy sections of steels and stainless
  • Used for out of position welding and thinner plate in pulse mode
  • Maximum CO2 allowed to weld stainless carbide precipitation
  • Low smoke

STARGON 5
C0
2/AR
GMAW, FCAW

Short Arc
Spray Arc
Pulse
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
  • Excellent mechanical properties
  • Increased travel speeds
  • Improved wetting with increase in width of fusion
  • Used more in spray transfer and metalcore wires

STARGON 8
C0
2/AR
GMAW, FCAW

Short Arc
Heavy Material
Spray
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
  • Close to Stargon 5 but has better tolerance to mill scale
  • Used more in short arc than spray mode
  • Flux cored wires
  • Good deposition

STARGON 9
C0
2/AR
GMAW, FCAW

Short Arc
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
  • For short applications versus CO2
  • Decrease in crown and smoke
  • Less spatter and burn through
  • Most popular for flux cored wires
  • Best choice for small diameter wire

STARGON 11
O
2/AR
GMAW,

Spray Arc
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
Stainless
  • Provides good shielding at low flow rates
  • Tolerant of arc length changes
  • Good wetting and arc stability
  • Provides lowest level of fumes on solid wires
  • Used on stainless where high corrosion resistance is needed

STARGON 12
O
2/AR
GMAW, FCAW

Spray Arc
Carbon Steels
Low Alloy Steels
Stainless
  • Weld puddle fluidity increases
  • Faster travel speeds
  • Lower transition level to spray
  • Droplet size will decrease while the droplet rate will increase


HELISTAR 1 GMAW Stainless Steels
  • Good for short arc wire welding of thin gauge stainless steels

HELISTAR 2 GMAW, GTAW Aluminum Alloys
Magnesium
Copper & Nickel Alloys
  • Very Hot
  • Thick aluminum, preferred on 1/2" thick copper and nickel alloys
  • May reduce or eliminate preheat
  • Deep and wide penetration

HELISTAR 3 GMAW, GTAW Aluminum Alloys
Magnesium
Copper & Nickel Alloys
  • Hot
  • Good on thick aluminum with good x-ray quality
  • Reduced clealing
  • Less spatter and high travel speeds
  • 5/32 to 1/2" material thickness

HELISTAR 4 GMAW, GTAW Aluminum
Magnesium
  • compared to Argon; better bead width and fusion, improved heat transfer, increased wetting action and travel speed
  • Used for medium thickness material, 3/32 to 3/8"

HYDROSTAR 3 Plasma Welding Stainless
  • High heat
  • Straight polarity
  • Higher travel speeds
  • Decreased wetting

  • Improved process control
HYDROSTAR 8
PAW, PAG, PAC

Plasma Arc
Welding, Gouging and Cutting
Stainless Steel
Nickel
Nickel Alloys
Magnesium
Low Alloy Steel (PAW)
  • Used mainly for plasma cutting and gouging on stainless alloys and aluminum
  • Leaves a very smooth, shiny, and non-contaminated edge