Olympia B Arc Rod

SKU: RM-3615

For build up and hard facing carbon, low alloy high manganese steels and cast iron. Olympia B has been developed to prolong the service life of equipment exposed to severe abrasion, even when combined with mild impact. The ease of use, long wear and high deposition rate make Olympia B a most economical hard facing metal.

Typical uses for Olympia B include bucket and loader lips, dredge pump impellers and housings, crusher jaws, screw conveyers, plow shoes, mixer chutes, and blades, etc. Download PDF


Deposited Hardness To 66 RC
Excellent Abrasion Resistance
Mild Impact Resistance
Forms Ultra Hard Silicon Carbide
Good Corrosion Resistance
Deposits Contain Chrome Carbides


Olympia B is outstanding for extending the service life of parts such as crusher rolls, hammers, cutter heads, shovel buckets and teeth, pump housings and impellers, tractor rails, hooks, conveyors and screws, and augers, etc.
Extreme abrasion applications with light impact
Aggregate and Sand wear resistant

Recommended Settings

AC or DCEP (+/- 20% of recommended settings)

Recommended Settings:
3/32” Diameter – 70 amps
1/8” Diameter – 95 amps

Best Practices

Remove all damaged metal with Electra AAA or by grinding.
Preheat may be required for high alloy steels or cast iron.
Total thickness of deposit should not exceed two passes for Olympia B .
Build up to size with Apollo A or Polaris A.
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