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Diamond Ground Products' 2% Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes. Pack of 10.
Color Code: Red
The most commonly used tungsten electrode. This blend is primarily used for DC welding. It has a low work function and provides a high load and amperage capability. Health concerns regarding exposure to fumes and dust containing Thorium have prompted an industry wide shift to non-radioactive tungsten blends like Ceriated, Lanthanated, & Tri-Mix.
Warning: Thorium is radioactive. When grinding thoriated tungsten electrodes, use personal respiratory protection and control the dust at the source with exhaust ventilation.