WELDING Electrodes ST 308L-16


Electrodes ST 308L-16

Looking for the best supplier of Welding Electrodes ST 308L-16 in UAE ? You’ve come to the right place.These are the type of electrodes with the acid-rutile type of coating with ultra-low carbon content, designed for welding stainless steel. Because stainless steel maintains heat so effectively, welding it can be more challenging, especially for inexperienced welders. Stainless steel can bend from extreme temps and even deform throughout the cooling phase when exposed to severe welding heat. The welding electrodes ST 308L-16 provide high-quality welding with minimal spatter due to easy slag separation. 

At freezing temperatures, the welding deposit’s from the welding electrodes ST 308L-16’s regulated ferrite provides outstanding notch hardness. To reduce the production of chromium carbides as well as the resulting susceptibility to corrosion damage, this electrode only deposits a maximum of 4% carbon into the metal used for the welding. The ‘L’ in the name of welding electrodes ST 308L-16stands for low carbon content in the steel.

We, RSE FZE located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) provide the best quality welding electrodes ST 308L-16 in the market. We ensure that our Dubai based, as well as international clients and suppliers, get custom-based quality products at the required time. Our product range for welding electrodes is not only limited to welding electrodes ST 308L-16 but also other varieties like electrodes RS-48.18 and electrodes S-46. Contact us for your welding electrodes ST 308L-16 requirements.

The advantages of Welding Electrodes ST-308L-16

The welding electrodes ST 308L-16 are resistant to hot cracks. 

The weld metal of welding electrodes ST 308L-16 is resistant to intergranular corrosion at temperatures up to 300°C.

The content of the ferrite phase in the deposited metal in the initial state after welding with welding electrodes ST 308L-16 is 2.5…4.5% (FN 4-8).

The welding electrodes ST 308L-16 can be used in all spatial positions except vertical from top to bottom.

AWS A5.4 ST 308L-16 welding electrodes: E308L-16 / conform to ISO 3581-A: E 19 9 L R 3 2, GOST 10052-75: E02H20N10G2, analogue ESAB OK 61.20

The welding electrodes ST 308L-16 can be used in all 4 positions of welding – vertical, horizontal, overhead, and flat. The deposits from the welding electrodes ST 308L-16 have excellent crack and corrosion resistance. 

The welding electrodes ST 308L-16 are having high efficiency since they have high deposition rates. This type of electrode namely welding electrodes ST 308L-16 always meets customers’ needs economically.

Application of welding electrode ST 308L-16:

The welding electrodes ST 308L-16 are suitable for welding stainless steel grades: 08X18H10 (AISI 304), 08X18H10T (AISI321), and 12X18H10T. 

They are also suitable for welding sheet metals operating at temperatures up to 300°C. 

Most of the welding electrodes ST 308L-16 have applications in the pharmaceutical, brewery, and food equipment, and architectural fabrications.


Welding electrodes ST 308L-16 can give off fumes and gases that are highly hazardous to health! 

Avoid inhaling these fumes and gases while the welding process is done with welding electrodes ST 308L-16

Ensure to have proper ventilation! 

The usage of special eye, body, and respiratory protection is a must while dealing with the welding electrodes ST 308L-16!


Calcination of welding electrodes ST 308L-16 before welding lasts for 1 hour at a temperature of 300°C.

Instead of using a weaving method, keep the arc narrow and utilize stringer beads.

Make sure to store the welding electrodes ST 308L-16 at a dry place since the electrodes are high exposed to moisture and must be kept dry.

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RSE FZE, Dubai, the United Arab Emirates is striving to become the number one power solutions company in the Middle East region. In the United Arab Emirates, we have a separate Product Research & Development Department, with a lot of experienced engineers and technicians who are involved in making innovative engineering products for our clients

Metal wires bearing baked-on chemical coating serve as welding electrodes ST 308L-16. The rod serves as both a support for the welding arc and the filler metal necessary to weld the junction. The coating strengthens the weld, stabilizes the arc, and guards against damage to the metal. Two types of welding electrodes are available in the market – consumable and non-consumable. The welding rod can be made of mild steel, copper,  cast iron, brass, aluminum, or stainless steel among other metals.

RSE FZE, UAE is one of the most successful companies in manufacturing and supplying the best quality RSE welding electrodes ST 308L-16. We also are the suppliers of a wide range of forging products all over the UAE. We ensure that all our stakeholders including customers and suppliers are served with high-end services and high-quality products. We have created a trademark for dispatching various forging products to our domestic and foreign users. 

If you are looking for advanced quality power engineering products, RSE Dubai will be your top preference as we manufacture the best industrial equipment and its accessories based on your custom drawing using one of the finest materials from the best suppliers in the United Arab Emirates market.

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We at RSE, Dubai, UAE (United Arab Emirates) offer distinct ranges of shapes and sizes in our products according to international specifications. We also forge it according to your customized-tailored requirements.

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