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7th December 2009


Bostrand LW1 from Murex Welding Products is a general purpose mild steel copper coated MAG (metal active gas) spooled welding wire.It produces quality welds with excellent radiographic and mechanical properties and is ideal for welding most mild and carbon-manganese steels such as Lloyds grades A to EH (up to EH32).

Bostrand LW1 is available in
0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.2, and 1.6 mm diameters.Typical all-weld mechanical properties – as welded using Ar/20%CO2 are: Yield Stress 480 MPA, Tensile Strength 560 MPA, Elongation 26 %, Charpy V impact value, Typical - 20°C 90 J – 30°C 70 J.  Wires

Bostrand LW1 has a number of approvals including ABS : 3YSA (M21); BV : SA3YM (M21) CE EN 13479; LR : 3S, 3YS DNV : 111 YMS.

 Bostrand LW1 uses Ar/20CO2 mixtures or CO2 as the shielding gas.  In addition to improved arc stability, the improved Bostrand LW1 has uniform wire feed properties, no problems with copper flaking and reduced corrosion risk, allowing it to be kept in storage for longer periods.

 Murex Welding is offering 2010 pocket diaries to the first 50 enquiries for Bostrand LW1.

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