The Ultimate Guide to E71T-GS and E71T-11 Flux Core Welding Wires

At PGN Bearings, we take pride in offering high-quality welding wires that cater to the diverse needs of our customers across various industries. 

Among our top-tier offerings are the E71T-GS and E71T-11 flux core welding wires, two exceptional options designed to deliver superior performance and reliability. 

In this blog post, we’ll dive into the unique features and uses of these welding wires, highlight the industries that can benefit from them, and provide guidance on how to use and maintain these wires correctly.

Understanding E71T-GS and E71T-11 Welding Wires

E71T-GS Welding Wire

E71T-GS is a self-shielding flux-cored wire, meaning it does not require an external shielding gas. This feature makes it ideal for outdoor welding applications where wind and other elements can disrupt gas shielding. E71T-GS is specifically designed for single-pass welding on thin-gauge mild and galvanized steels. Its versatility makes it an excellent choice for various industries, including:

  • Automotive Repair: Perfect for welding thin materials found in car bodies and frames.
  • Home Workshops: Ideal for DIY projects and hobbyists working with mild steel.
  • Construction: Useful for on-site repairs and light structural applications.

Unique Features of E71T-GS:

  • Self-Shielding: No need for an external shielding gas, making it perfect for outdoor use.
  • Smooth Arc Action: Provides stable and smooth arc performance.
  • Minimal Spatter: Results in cleaner welds with less post-weld cleanup.
  • Easy Slag Removal: Slag is easily removable, which speeds up the welding process.

Guidance for E71T-GS:

  • Welding Position: Suitable for horizontal and flat welding positions.
  • Settings: Ensure your welder is set to the appropriate voltage and wire feed speed for the material thickness.
  • Storage: Store in a dry place to prevent moisture absorption, which can affect performance.
  • Safety: Always use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, a welding helmet, and protective clothing.

E71T-11 Welding Wire

E71T-11 is another self-shielding flux-cored wire, suitable for both single-pass and multi-pass welding applications. It is commonly used for welding carbon steel and can be employed in all welding positions. E71T-11’s versatility and ease of use make it a favorite among professionals and hobbyists in various fields, such as:

  • Manufacturing: Suitable for fabricating machinery and equipment.
  • Agriculture: Ideal for repairing farm implements and machinery.
  • General Fabrication: Used in the creation of metal structures and components.

Unique Features of E71T-11:

  • All-Position Welding: Capable of welding in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.
  • Excellent Bead Appearance: Produces visually appealing weld beads.
  • Versatility: Suitable for both single-pass and multi-pass welding.
  • Consistent Performance: Delivers reliable and consistent weld quality.

Guidance for E71T-11:

  • Welding Position: Versatile for all positions, making it highly adaptable.
  • Settings: Adjust voltage and wire feed speed according to the thickness of the material and the specific welding position.
  • Storage: Keep in a dry environment to avoid moisture contamination.
  • Safety: Use proper PPE and ensure adequate ventilation to avoid inhaling fumes.

Why E71T-GS and E71T-11 Are Superior

When it comes to welding wires, the E71T-GS and E71T-11 models from PGN Bearings offer several advantages over other options:

  1. Ease of Use: Both wires are designed to be user-friendly, making them suitable for both novice and experienced welders.
  2. Cost-Effective: The self-shielding nature eliminates the need for expensive external shielding gases.
  3. Versatile Applications: These wires are adaptable to various welding scenarios, from thin-gauge materials to all-position welding.
  4. High-Quality Welds: Both E71T-GS and E71T-11 produce clean, strong welds with minimal spatter and easy slag removal.

Industries That Benefit from E71T-GS and E71T-11

The unique properties of these welding wires make them particularly beneficial for a range of industries, including:

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Home Workshops
  • General Fabrication

Available Sizes and Weights

At PGN Bearings, we offer these exceptional welding wires in the following sizes and weights to cater to your specific needs:

  • Thickness Options: 0.035″ and 0.030″
  • Weight Options: 10 lbs and 2 lbs

These options ensure that whether you’re working on a small project or a larger-scale fabrication, you’ll find the right fit for your requirements.

Upgrade Your Welding with PGN Bearings’ Premium Welding Wires!

Choosing the right welding wire can significantly impact the quality and efficiency of your work. With E71T-GS and E71T-11 flux core welding wires from PGN Bearings, you’re selecting products that offer unmatched reliability, versatility, and performance. 

By following the proper usage and maintenance guidelines, you can ensure optimal results and prolong the life of your welding wires. Explore our range today and experience the difference that high-quality welding wires can make in your projects.

For more information or to place an order, visit our website or contact our customer service team. We’re here to support your welding needs with the best products on the market!

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