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Welding cold-rolled steel to cast iron

April 24, 2003 | By Elmer Swank Jr.

Dear Elmer:Is there a way to weld 1018 cold-rolled steel to cast iron? If so, how?JamesOwings Mills, Md.Dear James:You can weld 1018 low-carbon steel to cast iron using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and a nickel-based ENiFe electrode.Clean the surfaces before you start. If the joint is highly...

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