MERIT® RM-56
Product Application

Automotive

Heavy Machinery

Steel Structure

Pipeline

● Container

● Robotic Welding

Welding Position
Standard

ASME SFA-5.18 AWS A5.18: ER70S-6

GB/T 8110: ER50-6

JIS Z3312: YGW12

Consumables Detail

● GMAW solid wire for mild steels

● Use with COor Ar/COmixed shielding gas

● Economic MIG welding wire for gerneral purpose fabrication

● Good performance on butt and ­llet welding with quali­ed chemical composition & mechanical property

Wire

C

Mn

Si

S

P

Cu

Ni

Cr

Mo

V

AWS Requirement

0.06-0.15

1.40-1.85

0.80-1.15

≤0.035

≤0.025

≤0.50

≤0.15

≤0.15

≤0.15

≤0.03

MERIT® RM-56

0.07

1.46

0.88

0.014

0.014

0.14

0.01

0.04

0.002

0.003


Wire

Condition

Shielding Gas

Yield Strength
(MPa)

Tensile Strength
(MPa)

Elongation
(%)

CVN Impact

(J) @ -30°C

AWS Requirement

As-welded

80%Ar+20%CO2

≥400

≥400

≥22

≥27

MERIT® RM-56

80%Ar+20%CO2

470

560

28

96


0.8mm, 0.9mm, 1.0mm, 1.2mm, 1.4mm, 1.6mm

STANDARD PACKAGING
Plastic Spool Package: 15KG, 20KG
Drum Packages: 150KG, 200KG, 300KG, 350KG
Please contact with your local LINCOLN ELECTRIC® sales office for alternative types of packaging.

Diameter

Shielding Gas

CTWD

(mm)

Wire Feed Speed

(m/min)

Voltage

(volts)

Approx. Current (amps)

Melt-off Rate

(kg/hr)

1.0mm
75%Ar/25% CO
2
Short Circuit Transfer

12-19

2.5

3.8

6.4

17

18

22

80

120

175

0.7

1.2

1.8

1.0mm
95%Ar/5% CO
2
Spray Transfer

12-19

9.5

12.7

15.2

23

29

30

195

230

275

2.7

3.6

4.4

1.2mm
75%Ar/25% CO
2
Short Circuit Transfer

12-19

3.2

3.8

5.1

19

20

21

145

165

200

1.5

1.8

2.4

1.0mm
95%Ar/5% CO
2
Spray Transfer

12-19

8.9

12.1

12.7

27

30

30

285

335

340

4.2

5.7

6.0