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SMAW

Shielded Metal Arc Welding also known as manual metal arc welding or "stick" welding, is a manual arc welding process that uses a consumable electrode with a flux to lay down the weld. The main benefit to the SMAW process it's versatility as this process can be conducted in a shop environment or in the middle of a field (no gas needed).

Air Liquide manufactures and supplies a complete selection of SMAW electrodes in Canada to cover the simplest to the most intricate welding application. Air Liquide's BLUESHIELDTM Low-Hydrogen Electrodes LA 7018 are considered the standard in the industry. Our products are tested under cold temperatures.

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Our BLUESHIELDTM filler metals cover various materials welding applications, and help you to get nice welding joint with excellent mechanical properties.