Rankin's RanoBand™ 5 is a general purpose hardfacing alloy, which provides a good balance of abrasion and impact resistance. It can be used for metal-to-metal friction applications as well as metal-to-earth abrasion.
Oil drilling equipment, mining parts, metal-to-metal construction parts, dredge components, extruder screws and agricultural tillage tools.
Diameter 1/16" 0.045"
Current DCRP DCRP
Amperage 175-350 150-250
Voltage 24-28 22-26
Shielding Gas Mix gas Mix gas (98% Ar, 2% O2)
Wire Extension 1/2" - 1" 1/2" - 3/4"
Hardness (two layers) HRC 55-60
Abrasion Resistance Good
Impact Resistance Good
Adhesive Resistance Good
Machinability Grinding only
Thickness 2-3 layers recommended
(multiple layers with proper procedures)
Deposit Cross Check No
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