Tartan Flux Core Wire

SKU: RM-7870

For welding mild and medium alloy steels. Tartan Flux Core is a flux core self-shielded wire superior for welding thin gauge mild and medium alloy steels. Designed for single pass applications. It is ideal on galvanized steel.

Tartan Flux Core is low spatter, with smooth arc characteristics and all position capabilities. Easy slag removal. Wetting action is excellent. Tartan Flux Core is ideal for “suitcase” type wire feeders.

We recommend Gemini Anti-Spatter spray for lasting protection of your contact tip and MIG nozzle (see chemical aids in Abrasives & Metal Working products section). Download PDF


80,000 psi Strength
Excellent Elongation
96-98% Deposition Efficiency
Excellent Out-Of-Position Characteristics
Good Quality Welds
Excellent For Thin Gauges


Great for “suitcase” welders
Galvanized steel repairs
Sheet Metal repairs
Use straight polarity, DC electrode negative. 

Recommended Settings

Use Straight Polarity (DCEN)

Recommended Settings:
.030 Diameter – 15-16 volts, 40-160 amps, 3/8″ – 1/2″ stick out
.035 Diameter – 15-17 volts, 70-200 amps, 1/2″ stick out

Best Practices

Not required; however, 100% CO2 will enhance weld bead and lessen spatter.
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