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Postalloy® DuraChrome™
2832-MCO (formerly part 2832-SPL)
Tooth Adaptor
Tooth Adaptor
Postalloy® DuraChrome™ 2832-MCO is a premium chromium carbide hardfacing alloy that has a high volume fraction of carbides dispersed in a hard matrix. For applications involving high abrasion and mild or moderate impact. Deposit polish in service and are heat resistant to 1000°F (538°C). Use on carbon, low alloy steel, and manganese steel.
Product Type
Wire: Metal-cored, open-arc or gas-shielded
Deposits are slag-free
Electrode equivalent: Postalloy® 214 or POSTALLLOY® 215HD

Weld Deposit Properties
Average Hardness  
Deposit Thickness  
1-2 layers
Deposits cannot be flame-cut  
Deposits will check-crack to relieve stresses  

Scraper blades
Auger flights
Road ripper teeth
Screw conveyors
Shredder & Fibrizer Hammers
Bucket teeth
Bucket sides and bottoms
Mixer blades
Tillage tools
Fan blades

Postalloy® DuraChrome™ 2832-MCO    Welding Parameters
Current: Use DC Electrode Positive or DC Electrode Negative
Diameter Amps Volts Stick Out
.045" (1.1mm)140-200 18-24 3/4"-1"(19-25mm)
1/16" (1.6mm)170-300 22-28 1"-1¼"(25-32mm)
3/32" (2.4mm)240-40025-291"-1½"(25-38mm)
7/64" (2.8mm)250-45026-321"-1½"(25-38mm)

Welding ProcedureWhen welding out of position, use .045 with reverse polarity and the lower range of amperages and voltages. Weld vertical down with 3/4"(18mm) wide weave beads. A gas cover will be helpful, especially when using a constant current power source and voltage sensing feeder.
Packaging Options
Standard Packaging
Special Packaging Available
.045" (1.1mm)
25 lb spool
110 lb drum
1/16" (1.6mm)
25 lb spool
55 lb coil, 110 lb drum
3/32" (2.4mm)
55 lb coil, 110 lb drum
7/64" (2.8mm)
55 lb coil, 110 lb drum