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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Titanium dioxide (airborne, unbound particles of respirable size), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Carbon monoxide, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

5/32" X 14" E7018 H8 Hobart® 18AC Carbon Steel Electrode 5 lb

Airgas Part #:HOBS119851-045

Manufacturer Part #:S119851-045

$6.28 /US Pound
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Item Details

  • Hobart® 18AC E7018 5/32" Dia Low Hydrogen Electrode comes in a 5 lb plastic pack Electrode has major application in low, medium, high carbon steels, shops, skip or tack welds, farms and suits AWS A5.1/A5.1M:2004 requirements. Electrode is used in single or multiple pass, DCEP, DCEN, AC, all position applications and offers stable arc and high weld bead appearance. Easy to control electrode welds in flat, vertical and overhead positions while provides better welds due to no porosity. Electrode features self-removing slag, flat bead contour, good wetting action, reliable starts and restarts that reduces clean-up time.


  • Excellent re-striking characteristics
  • Self-removing slag
  • Flat bead contour
  • Good wetting action
  • Reliable starts and restarts
  • Very stable arc reduces frustration caused by electrode sticking
  • Ideal for beginning welders and hobbyists, job shops and farms
  • Great for tack or skip welds
  • Allows more arc time
  • Reduces clean-up time
  • Results in excellent weld bead appearance
  • Prevents cold laps or undercutting
  • Provides better welds due to no porosity
  • Easy to control
  • Minimal spatter
  • Smooth and quiet


  • AWS/ASME/SFA A5.1 E7018 H4
  • F-4, A-1


  • Low, medium and high-carbon steels
  • Skip or tack welds
  • Shops, farms, hobbyist
  • Some high-strength low-alloy steels


  • Maintain exposure below the PEL/TLV/OEL
  • Use industrial hygiene monitoring to ensure that your use of this material does not create exposures which exceed PEL/TLV/OEL
  • Always use exhaust ventilation

Product Attributes

AWS Classification

» E7018 H8


» 5/32"


» 5 lb

Trade Name

» Hobart® 18AC

Electrode Length

» 14"